ORODAR/ Sulfadoxine & Pyrimethamine (SP)

ORODAR/ Sulfadoxine & Pyrimethamine (SP). Sulfadoxine is a long acting sulphonamide which inhibits production of nucleic acids in sensitive micro-organisms including the malaria causing plasmodium species. Pyrimethamine is an antimalarial drug which inhibits the enzyme dihydrofolate reductase essential in the production of nucleic acids in the parasite.

Malaria: symptoms and treatment

Malaria: symptoms and treatment

It is a serious disease caused by a plasmodium parasite, the vector of malaria is certain type of mosquito which feeds on humans. People who get malaria are typically very sick with high fevers shacking chills and flu-like illness and death from malaria can usually be prevented.