ARTIMAL FORTE 140mg Tablet 8s

 264.00

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Drug Strength: 140mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 8s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Lumefantrine:140mg + Artemether:40mg | Antimalarials

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    Manufactured / Marketed By : Aptcure Product Form : TabletPack Size : 8sIngredients : Lumefantrine:140mg + Artemether:40mgGeneric Category : Antimalarials

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    How it works

    ARTIMAL FORTE 140mg Tablet 8s medicine works by interfering with certain vital functions in the cell of the malarial parasite present in the blood.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for ARTIMAL FORTE 140mg Tablet 8s

    • Abdominal pain and cramps
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Diarrhea
    • Itching and skin rash
    • Hives and wheezing severe
    • Dizziness and lightheadedness
    • Ringing or buzzing in the ears
    • Increased heartbeat severe
    • Elevated liver enzymes severe
    • Muscle and joint pain
    • Sleep disturbances
    • Weight loss severe
    • Shaking and trembling of arms and feet
    • Decrease/loss of hearing severe
    • Uncontrolled eye movements

    Uses of ARTIMAL FORTE 140mg Tablet 8s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Acute uncomplicated malaria

      This medicine is used to treat acute uncomplicated malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum strain of the parasite. It may also be used for the treatment of malaria that is resistant to other medicines such as chloroquine or sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine combinations.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The initial effect of this medicine can be observed within 2-3 hours of administration.

    • Duration of Effect

      The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 3-6 days.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit-forming tendencies were reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      Use of this medicine in pregnant women is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. Your doctor will evaluate all the potential risks and benefits associated with the use of this medicine before prescribing it.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      Use of this medicine in breastfeeding women is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. Your doctor will evaluate all the potential risks and benefits associated with the use of this medicine before prescribing it.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to artemether, lumefantrine, any other artemisinin derivatives, or any other ingredients present in the formulation.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      Use of this medicine in pregnant women is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. Your doctor will evaluate all the potential risks and benefits associated with the use of this medicine before prescribing it.

    • Breast-feeding

      Use of this medicine in breastfeeding women is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. Your doctor will evaluate all the potential risks and benefits associated with the use of this medicine before prescribing it.

    General Warnings
    • Liver impairment

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

    • Kidney impairment

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of renal function is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

    • Heart diseases

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from a pre-existing condition of the heart. Close monitoring of heart function and vital signs, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • Drug resistance

      It is strongly recommended to take this medicine for the entire prescribed duration even when symptoms resolve or improve. Failure to do so might result in parasitic resistance to the drug and treatment of further infection with this medicine would become difficult.

    • Severe complicated malarial infection

      This medicine is not recommended for use if the patient is suffering from a severe and complicated malarial infection.

    • Hormonal contraceptives

      This medicine may alter the effectiveness of hormonal contraceptives. Hence, alternative or additional means of contraception may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • QT prolongation

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from QT prolongation due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of heart function and vital signs, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

    • Overdose

      Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Erythromycin severe
    • Quinidine moderate
    • Chlorpromazine moderate
    • Ciprofloxacin severe
    • Quetiapine severe
    • Terfenadine moderate
    • Doxorubicin severe
    • Doxepin severe
    • Azithromycin severe
    • Citalopram severe
    • Duloxetine moderate
    Disease interactions
    • moderate

      This medicine should be administered with caution in patients having an impaired liver function. Appropriate diagnostic tests must be performed before determining the dose regimen. Suitable dose adjustment and frequent monitoring may be needed to ensure safe and effective use.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be administered with caution in patients having an impaired kidney function. Appropriate diagnostic tests must be performed before determining the dose regimen. Suitable dose adjustment and frequent monitoring may be needed to ensure safe and effective use.

    General Instructions

    Take this medicine with food, as directed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

    Other details

    • To be taken with food
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver ARTIMAL FORTE 140mg Tablet 8s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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