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About Fansidar

Fansidar is a combination of antimalarial drugs. It is primarily used for the treatment and prevention of malaria. Fansidar contains two active ingredients: Sulfadoxine and Pyrimethamine. 

How effective is Fansidar?

Fansidar is a commonly used drug for the treatment of malaria. Some individuals may also use it for the prevention of malaria when living in or moving to a location where there is a high risk of getting malaria. Fansidar works by killing the different stages of the malaria parasite infecting the body tissues. 

Can I buy Fansidar in Pakistan?

You can now buy Fansidar online from emeds Pharmacy by simply completing the online ordering process. There is no particular need for you to physically visit a pharmacy or book an appointment with a doctor as you can safely and securely have medicines delivered to your home or another choice of location. If you have any query relating to ordering Fansidar online via our website, feel free to contact us on 0311 113 6337 where a qualified member of the team will be available to assist you.

What dose should I choose?

In adults, the oral dose is 3 tablets as a single dose. 

In children aged 9-14 years, the oral dose is 2 tablets as a single dose.

In children aged 4-8 years, the oral dose is 1 tablet as a single dose.

In children below 4 years, the oral dose is a half tablet as a single dose. 

The dose of Fansidar in children is normally calculated by the doctor according to the child’s body weight. 

What are the side-effects and other warnings when taking Fansidar?

Some common side-effects when taking Fansidar are:

  • Rash
  • Itch
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Feeling of fullness

Some uncommon side-effects include:

  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Hair loss

Severe allergic reactions have been reported with the use of combination drugs containing Sulfadoxine and Pyrimethamine. These reactions usually begin with a skin rash. Consult your doctor immediately if you notice any unusual symptoms or skin rash. 

Notify your doctor about any prescription/nonprescription drugs you may be taking. 

If you are pregnant, might become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant or breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed, notify your doctor or a pharmacist at emeds Pharmacy before using this drug.

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