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As a child living in West Africa Daraprim was used as a precaution against contracting Malaria - I took it on a daily basis for years. No issues at all - in fact I never knew of anyone having issues with it and most expats were taking it daily. It kept us Malaria free in a country prone to malaria and where malaria research was studied in great detail.

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nausea, moody, irritable. I don't really know each one of them is causing all these side effects. But for toxo u take sulfa, daraprim and the corticoidsd. Aweful thing to have. And to treat is even worse.

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Anonymous | 55-64 | Female | On medication for 10 years or more | Patient
9/24/2015
Condition: Other
Overall rating 5.0
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As a child living in West Africa Daraprim was used as a precaution against contracting Malaria - I took it on a daily basis for years. No issues at all - in fact I never knew of anyone having issues with it and most expats were taking it daily. It kept us Malaria free in a country prone to malaria and where malaria research was studied in great detail.

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moondog | 55-64 | Male | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
5/16/2014
Condition: Other
Overall rating 5.0
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horrible skin infection, large swelling weeping water, on scalp and began to travel down my spine, first antibody given was keflex, had a violent reaction, almost died, second med cipro, again violent allergic action , almost died, in both caeses ephinephine used, third time must be the charm, clindomyicin, its working, swelling going down, am a bit better today, this has left me with a scarred face, and feels like it took years off my life, 57 year old male, Hawaii tropics.

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robdn | 65-74 | Male | On medication for 2 to less than 5 years | Patient
3/17/2012
Condition: PCP Prophylaxis
Overall rating 5.0
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Used Daraprim for 3 years whenever in malarial areas of the world. Never had unpleasant side-effects nor malaria - though bitten many times by mosquitoes. The variety I use is very cheap and available in West Africa etc. and I take one tablet per week.

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robert | 45-54 | Male | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Patient
1/6/2011
Condition: Prevention of Toxoplasmosis
Overall rating 4.3
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it does make you fill like you have a stomach upset.but thats ok if it gets the job done.

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dupra | 35-44 | Female | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Patient
2/21/2009
Condition: Infection due to the Parasite Toxoplasma Gondii
Overall rating 3.0
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nausea, moody, irritable. I don't really know each one of them is causing all these side effects. But for toxo u take sulfa, daraprim and the corticoidsd. Aweful thing to have. And to treat is even worse.

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JD | 35-44 | Male | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
2/16/2009
Condition: AIDS with Toxoplasmosis
Overall rating 1.3
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I DECIDED TO LET THE TOXO KILL ME NSTEAD OF TAKING THIS DRUG . 3 DOSES AND BED RIDDEN FOR 2 WEEKS. iN THOSE 2 WEEKS I COULD NOT KEEP ANYTHING DOWN INCLUDING WATER AND DEATH WOULD HAVE BEEN A SWEET RELIEF.THER ARE LESS AFFECTIVE AND LONGER TERM TREATMENTS AVAILABLE THAT ARE VERY TOLERANT.

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