Content Details
Written By
BCMAS, Pharm.D
Reviewed By
MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
Last updated on:
07 Jun 2019 | 12:58 PM (IST)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy
Have issue with the content?
Report Problem

Arch L Forte Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Arch L Forte Tablet

Arch L Forte Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Joint pain
  • Pain in muscles

How to use Arch L Forte Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Arch L Forte Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Arch L Forte Tablet works

Arch L Forte Tablet is a combination of two antiparasitic medicines: Artemether and Lumefantrine, which treats malaria. These medicines work by increasing the levels of haeme in the blood, a substance toxic to the malarial parasite. This kills the parasite and stops the infection from spreading.

Arch L Forte Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Arch L Forte Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Arch L Forte Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Arch L Forte Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Arch L Forte Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Arch L Forte Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
Arch L Forte Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Arch L Forte Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Arch L Forte Tablet for the treatment of acute uncomplicated malaria that is resistant to other antimalarial medications such as chloroquine.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • It should be taken with food or drinks rich in fat such as milk.
  • It may cause fatigue and dizziness. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • If you vomit within 1 hour of taking the tablets, take another dose. 
  • Inform your doctor if you have kidney, liver or heart disease.
  • Tips to reduce the chance of being bitten by mosquitoes:
    • Wear light-coloured and covered clothing when you are outside after sunset.
    • Use insect repellent creams or sprays on parts of your body not covered by clothing.
    • Spray to kill any mosquitoes that may have entered rooms in spite of screening.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Arch L Forte

arrow
Having temperature 102 degree and l thoda Sa gla khrab h n thodi so khasi h Please suggest medicine blood test TLC DLC MALARIA TEST karvaya h normal h sb SIMPLE PCM DI PR TEMPERATURE FIR BHI 101-102 H
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
There are many underlying causes of your symptoms. Specific treatment can not be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Please consult Pediatrician. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment.
I have acidity problem obtained due to over medication for treatment of brain malaria 5years back. Presently I am using sompraz-l but I am feeling ihalelation is proper for me as it takes some difficulty to inhale
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
for any question related to medicine please ask doctor
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Arch L Forte Tablet?

FAQs

Q. What should I know about the storage and disposal of Arch L Forte?

It is advised to keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. It should be kept out of reach of children. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture.

Q. Can I take Arch L Forte while I am pregnant?

No, Arch L Forte is considered to be harmful for women in their first trimester of pregnancy. The reason being, it increases the chances of fetal loss.

Q. How to take Arch L Forte?

Take Arch L Forte with food, exactly as prescribed by your doctor. This medicine is usually taken twice a day with a meal for 3 days, or as directed. On your first day of treatment, take your first dose with food, followed by your second dose 8 hours later. Then for the next 2 days, take one dose in the morning and one dose in the evening. Patients should be encouraged to resume normal eating as soon as food can be tolerated, since this improves the absorption of the medicine.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Arch L Forte?

The use of Arch L Forte is considered to be harmful for patients with a known hypersensitivity to any of the active or inactive ingredients of the medicine. Caution is advised in patients with cases of severe malaria and in the first trimester of pregnancy.

Related Products

Disclaimer: 1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.
References
  1. Artemether+Lumefantrine. Camberley Surrey: Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd.; 1999 [revised 31 May 2017]. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Artemether/lumefantrine. East Hanover, New Jersey: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; 2009. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
LINCOLN HOUSE, B/h. Satyam Complex, Science City Road, Sola, Ahmedabad – 380 062., Gujarat, India,
A licensed pharmacy from your nearest location will deliver Arch L Forte Tablet. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
Best Price
₹118
MRP147.5  Get 20% OFF
This price is valid only on the orders above ₹500
6 tablets in 1 strip
ADD TO CART

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

150M+
Visitors
25M+
Orders Delivered
1000+
Cities
Get the link to download App
+91
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are 100% genuine and all labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Enjoy 20% off on allopathy medicines, up to 50% off on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mg
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are 100% genuine.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.