Ufan Inj Injection 40 mg 10 Ampx1 mL

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Drug Strength: 40 mg
Drug Form : Injection
Pack Size : 10 Ampx1 mL
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Ufan Inj Injection contains Artemether | belongs to Artemisinin derivative

SKU: pg_23300_32243 Category:

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    How it works

    This 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 Ufan Inj Injection 40 mg 10 Ampx1 mL

    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Stomach discomfort and pain
    • Dizziness
    • Stomach irritation
    • Ringing or buzzing in the ears
    • Reduction in blood cell count severe
    • Increased heartbeat severe
    • Elevated liver enzymes severe

    Uses of Ufan Inj Injection 40 mg 10 Ampx1 mL

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Acute uncomplicated malaria

      This medicine is used to treat malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum strain of the parasite. It may also be used for the treatment of malaria that are resistant to other medicines.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The effect of this medicine can be observed within 6-8 hours of administration.

    • Duration of Effect

      The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 2-3 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. The effect of this medicine on pregnancy is not clearly established and hence should be used only in life-threatening situations.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      Use of this medicine while breastfeeding is not recommended unless necessary. Your doctor will determine whether or not to use this medicine.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to Ufan Inj Injection 40 mg 10 Ampx1 mL or any other Artemisinin derivatives.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      Use of this medicine in pregnant women is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. The effect of this medicine on pregnancy is not clearly established and hence should be used only in life-threatening situations.

    • Breast-feeding

      Use of this medicine while breastfeeding is not recommended unless necessary. Your doctor will determine whether or not to use this medicine.

    General Warnings
    • Severe malaria

      This medicine should be used to treat malaria only when it is severe and other medicines like quinine are proving to be ineffective.

    • Liver/kidney impairment

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients having an impaired liver/kidney function. If the impairment is very severe, then the use of this medicine should be avoided.

    • Heart disease

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from a pre-existing condition of the heart. Appropriate dose adjustments and frequent clinical monitoring are recommended in such cases.

    • 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.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Contact your doctor immediately if you miss a scheduled dose of this medicine.

    • Overdose

      Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Erythromycin severe
    • Quinidine moderate
    • Chlorpromazine moderate
    • Quetiapine severe
    • Terfenadine 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.

    Lab interactions

    General Instructions

    Take Ufan Inj Injection 40 mg 10 Ampx1 mL as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take more or less than the recommended quantity and duration. It is advised to take this medicine under the supervision of a doctor or a healthcare professional.

    Other details

    • To be taken with food
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • Effect on sleep is not established

    References

    Additional Information>

    How to use Ufan Inj Injection 40 mg 10 Ampx1 mL

    Deep IM injection or slow IV infusion. IM injection: Dissolve 60 mg of Artesunate with 1 mL of 5% sodium bicarbonate solution for injection before use. IV infusion: Dissolve 60 mg of Artesunate with 1 mL of 5% sodium bicarbonate solution for injection and add 5 mL of 0.9% sodium chloride solution for injection before use to make 1 mL containing 10 mg of Artesunate. Injection must follow immediately soon after dissolution, if the solution appears cloudy or sediment occurs, it should be rejected.

    what are the adverse effects of Ufan Inj Injection 40 mg 10 Ampx1 mL?

    Transient and reversible reticulocytopenia, drug fever, drug rash, bradycardia, transient first degree heart block and transient & reversible elevation of serum transaminases. Nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, headache.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Ufan Inj Injection 40 mg 10 Ampx1 mL?

    Adults: IM or IV infusion: First dose 120 mg; followed by 60 mg after 4-6 hr; then 60 mg after every 24 hr once daily. The total duration of treatment is 5 consecutive days. Total doses are 360-480 mg for adults. Children: IM or IV infusion: Age 7 yr or more, same as adult dose. Below 7 yr age: 1.5 mg/kg. Both the age group children should be given the sec dose after 4-6 hr; then one dose after every 24 hr once daily. The total duration of treatment is 5 consecutive days.

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Ufan Inj Injection 40 mg 10 Ampx1 mL. 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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