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Malaria Overview

Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease that affects humans and other vertebrates. Human malaria causes symptoms that typically include fever, fatigue, vomiting, and headaches. In severe cases, it can cause jaundice, seizures, coma, or death. Symptoms usually begin 10 to 15 days after being bitten by an infected Anopheles mosquito. If not properly treated, people may have recurrences of the disease months later. In those who have recently survived an infection, reinfection usually caus...

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Apiol Steel Information and Side Effects

I took 3 doses of apiol steel and 3 doses of white Quinn. What are the possible side effects? ## I took two tablets of Apiol and steel for prevention.....What are the side effects I should be aware of? ## What are the possible side effects of Apiol and Steel pills? I am feeling like I'm pregnant but I used a pregnancy test strip and it's indicating negative. ## What is the effect of apiol and steel, and does it change the menstrual circle? ## I took two tablet of steel and am yet to see my period...does it change the time frame of menstral flow ## I took apiol and steel and got my first period three days before my expected time. But I haven't been intimate since then and it's 28 days now since my last period. What could be the problem? ## I took 2 of apiol & steel im...

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dark brown pill with p97 on it

I found a pill with p97 in on it and nothing else on the other one but it is very dark brown. Can anyone tell me what this is? I keep finding them around my house ## WALGREENS MAXIMUM STRENGTH URINARY PAIN RELIEF Active Ingredient: Phenazopyridine Hydrochloride 97.5 mg NDC: 0363-7776 ## Did you ever find an answer to this? I just found one too, and I have four teenagers living at home...please email me {edited for privacy} if you wouldn't mind and if you have information!! Thank you ## If you don't mind my asking, what shape is this pill supposed to be (round/oval/oblong/square)? Also, have you asked any of your teenagers at home what their thoughts were? If you think it may have been one of their pills, you have a right to know what substances are being brought into your home.....

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hc 05 white pill

Trying to identify a small oval white pill with hc05 or hcos on it. What is this pill? ## The oval, white tablet with the HCQS marking on it is manufactured by Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 200mgs of Hydroxychloroquine. NDC: 63304-0296 It is most commonly used as an antimalarial. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, stomach pain, skin rash, itching, and hair loss. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Watson 716 325 mg on a white pill

White capsule shaped pill with Watson 716 325 mg on it, what is it? ## Watson 716 325 mg is a now discontinued form of Quinine Sulfate 325 mg from Watson pharmaceuticals (NDC 52544-0716). [1]. Quinine is a medication used to treat malaria and babesiosis. This includes the treatment of malaria due to Plasmodium falciparum that is resistant to chloroquine when artesunate is not available. While sometimes used for nocturnal leg cramps, quinine is not recommended for this purpose due to the risk of serious side effects. It can be taken by mouth or intravenously. Malaria resistance to quinine occurs in certain areas of the world. Quinine is also the ingredient in tonic water that gives it its bitter taste.

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HCQS 200 mg

I have been diagnosed with polymyalgia rheumatica. Why is HCQS 200 mg prescribed for me along with Defcort 6 mg. ## HCQS stands for the medication Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate, it has proven effective at reducing inflammation for arthritic conditions. Some of the most common side effects may include: nausea, diarrhea, headache and reduced appetite. ## Defcort contains Prednisolone, this is a steroid, which is also used to help reduce the inflammation. Both of these medications are intended to slow the inflammation and worsening of your condition. Some of the most common side effects for this can also include: nausea, drowsiness, edema and weight gain. ## hcqs and prednisolone, ana and positive dna ## i am RA factor postive guy. my anti ccp level is so high that its 154 instead of <15....

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triamtrnhctz cp 37.5-25

water pill, white round with GG over the number 260 ## I was also given a white capsule with 2 black stripes and GG with the number 606 under it. ## I was also given a white capsule with 2 black stripes on it and GG with the number 606 ## I found a pill white with a black stripe with GG and 606 under it. Can you advise me on what pill this? Thanks. ## The tablet with GG over 260 actually contains 200mgs of Hydroxychloroquine, which is used to treat malaria, and rheumatism. NDC: 00781-1407 Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, and dry mouth. However, the capsule with the GG 606 marking has been identified correctly, it contains 25mgs of Hydrochlorothiazide, and 37.5mgs of Triamterene, it is most commonly used to treat hypertension, edema, and certain cardia...

Updated in Hydroxychloroquine
chloroquine phosphate

Arthritis ## Chloroquine phosphate has long been used in the treatment or prevention of malaria. As it mildly suppresses the immune system, it is also used in some autoimmune disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus erythematosus. You can view a detailed description of the drug, by clicking on the link below... If you have any more questions or comments to add, please post back so I can further assist you. ## Treats Coronavirus if you believe the President of the United States who has had NO medical training whatsoever ## They are not prescribing this as a preventative drug choice or Hydroxycholoroquine. It is for ppl who have been prescribed previously or for extreme cases of the coronavirus. ## Wonder if it would help Fibromyalgia? The President is only going by people that h...

Updated in Chloroquine
how to treat doxytet skin rash

Daughterwas given doxytet for prevention of malaria. Her legs from knees down had a rash, it itches and her feet is swollen? She was 3 weeks in mosambiek. And mus still drink the pills a week. Can this pills be the reason for her rash on legs? ## If the rash is itchy, and she has swelling, it could mean that she is allergic to the medication, and you should consult a doctor, as such allergies may continue to get worse. Other side effects of Doxycycline may include nausea, headache, diarrhea, and dizziness. How is she doing, now? Has there been any change?

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Pill identity of RF 21

I found some other pills in my husband's pocket when he came back from overseas, so I am curious as to what this pill is, marked with 'RF 21'? ## Hello Manana, I was unable able to find a pill that exactly fits your description, but I was able to find a pill with the imprint RF 27 which looks like it could easily be mistaken for a RF 21. The pill I found was a Chloroquine 250 MG tablet. This medication is used to prevent and treat malaria. Here is some additional information I found on this medication. (NDC 63304-460) Active Ingredients: - Chloroquine Phosphate 250mg Inactive Ingredients: - Colloidal Silicon Dioxide - Starch, Corn - Hypromelloses - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Polyethylene Glycol 3350 - Polyethylene Glycol 400 - Polysorbate 80 - Povido...

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White round pill with R F 21

I found this pill on my husband's jacket when I was doing laundry, so plz help. I'm worried. ## What's the purpose of a round pill with RF 21? What is the name of the pill? ## Could you be referring to a white pill with RF 27 instead of RF 21 on it? It could be possible to mistake the 7 for a 1. If so, then it is Chloroquine Phosphate 250 mg (NDC 63304-460) for treating malaria. Inactive Ingredients: - Colloidal Silicon Dioxide - Starch, Corn - Hypromelloses - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Polyethylene Glycol 3350 - Polyethylene Glycol 400 - Polysorbate 80 - Povidone - Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato - Talc - Titanium Dioxide ## What are Rf21 pills used for? ## Are you sure that the imprint is RF21 and not RF27 per the photo in the previous messag...

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