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Alfa Betalar Injection

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Overview

Introduction of Alfa Betalar Injection

Alfa Betalar Injection is an antiparasitic medication. It is used in the treatment of malaria. It is not used to prevent malaria or to treat severe malaria (where it has affected the brain, lungs or kidneys).

Alfa Betalar Injection is administered as an injection by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self administer. It is given in cases where oral administration is not possible.

Some people may experience weakness, loss of appetite, headache, and dizziness, as the side effects of this medicine. You may also notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling or redness. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. You may be monitored with blood tests once a week for 4 weeks to detect the presence of malarial parasites.

Uses of Alfa Betalar Injection

Alfa Betalar Injection side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Joint pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Muscle pain

How to use Alfa Betalar Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Alfa Betalar Injection works

Alfa Betalar Injection is an antiparasitic medication. It works by producing harmful chemicals (free radicals) within the malarial parasite, thereby killing it.

Alfa Betalar Injection related warnings

Alcohol
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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Alfa Betalar Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
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Information regarding the use of Alfa Betalar Injection during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
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Information regarding the use of Alfa Betalar Injection during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
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It is not known whether Alfa Betalar Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
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There is limited information available on the use of Alfa Betalar Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
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There is limited information available on the use of Alfa Betalar Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Alfa Betalar Injection?

If you miss a dose of Alfa Betalar Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • You may be monitored with blood test once a week during 4 weeks for the presence of malarial parasites.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as arteether may cause side effects such as dizziness or nausea.
  • Do not stop the medication even if you feel better as infection may not be completely cured.
  • Do not take arteether if you have ECG abnormalities.

Patient Concerns

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References
  1. MedIndia. Arteethler. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Afolabi BB, Okoromah CAN. Intramuscular arteether for treating severe malaria (Review). Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2004;4. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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A-105/2, Okhla Industrial Area, Phase-II, New Delhi-110020
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