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See Why You Keep Suffering From Malaria Even After Treatment.

View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Anti Malarial drugs Vs Vitamin c Vs Blood Tonic

Taking malarial drugs with vitamin c and blood tonic is a common error we all indulge in,me inclusive but I want to tell you now that is an error and a big error with consequences.

View pictures in App save up to 80% data. When we are sick,especially when we know the genesis of the sickness, we tend to self medicate without knowing the implication of taking such drugs. 

You should know that every drug is a poison and also a cure. What differentiates the drug from being a poison or also a cure is the dosage at which it is taken.

The liver is the site of drug metabolism in the human body. Therefore every drug taken is reduced to tiny amounts in the liver.

The liver is an important organ in the life process of malaria parasites in the body and is rich in iron. The parasites need iron(the blood tonic contains iron)for survival and so when iron supplements are taken.

They accumulate more in the liver and the parasites multiply.These parasites attack the red blood cell and destroy them and also causes inflammatory symptoms.

View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Illustrative picture of a Blood Tonic

Vitamin C on the other hand ,whether gotten from fruits like orange,grapefruit,or tablet sold in pharmacies helps with the absorption of iron which goes mostly to the liver and blood.

This may be good for a patient who has anaemia as it helps to build up blood in the body but it is detrimental to people who have malaria. 

Also vitamin c helps young malaria parasites to grow to maturity in the body. 

View pictures in App save up to 80% data. So please avoid taking antimalarial with vitamin c and blood tonic together. You can take them after you finish up the malarial dosage.

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Top Comments
masternavy · 06/30/2020
I went to pharmacy yesterday to buy malaria drugs with blood medicine,but the nurse refuse to sale blood medicine to me, advising me to take d malaria drugs finish before taking blood medicine, thks for the advice
+234-806231**** · 06/30/2020
it is not true
+234-803301**** · 06/30/2020
This is true. First time I'm reading a correct post on Opera. Keep it up.
GodwinJohn_19 · 06/30/2020
medics and pharmacy should go back to ancient practice where this kind of information were attached to each drug prescribed or produced. we should also develope the culture of reading the leaflets

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