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Toxoplasmosis Topic Guide

Toxoplasmosis Toxoplasmosis: Toxoplasmosis is a disease caused by the Toxoplasma gondii parasite. Symptoms are flu-like and may last for a few weeks. Severe infections may cause seizures, brain impairments, eye problems, and even death. Pyrimethamine, sulfadiazine, and folinic acid are used to treat most patients with toxoplasmosis.

Toxoplasmosis Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins


atovaquone Atovaquone

Atovaquone interferes with the reproduction of protozoa (single-cell organisms) that can cause disease in the body...learn more »

pyrimethamine Pyrimethamine

Pyrimethamine is an antiparasite medicine that helps prevent parasites from growing and reproducing in the body...learn more »

sulfadiazine Sulfadiazine

Sulfadiazine is an antibiotic that fights bacteria...learn more »