Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Daraprim


Pyrimethamine is used together with a sulfonamide (eg, sulfadoxine) to treat toxoplasmosis. It belongs to a group of medicines called antiprotozoals. It works by killing or preventing the growth of a parasite called Toxoplasma gondii.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet