Artfin 50mg Tablet

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Introduction

Artfin 50mg Tablet 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).

Artfin 50mg Tablet should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Take it with food, preferably at a fixed time. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned.

Some people may experience a headache, weakness, and loss of appetite, as the side effects of this medicine. 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 Artfin Tablet

Benefits of Artfin Tablet

In Malaria

Artfin 50mg Tablet is an antimalarial medicine and is used to treat malaria, a serious or life-threatening illness that is spread by a parasite that enters the human body by the bite of infected mosquitoes. It kills the infection-causing parasite and stops the further spread of the infection. Take it only as prescribed and refrain from taking any other medicines along with this medicine (unless advised by the doctor) as they may affect the absorption of this medicine. Do not use this medicine for treating any other condition without consulting your doctor.

Side effects of Artfin Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Artfin

  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Artfin 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. Artfin 50mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Artfin Tablet works

Artfin 50mg Tablet is an antiparasitic medication. It works by producing harmful chemicals (free radicals) within the malarial parasite, thereby killing it.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Artfin 50mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Artfin 50mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Artfin 50mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Artfin 50mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Artfin 50mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Artfin 50mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Artfin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Artfin 50mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Artfin 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of malaria.
  • Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Artfin 50mg Tablet.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery after taking it because you may feel sleepy.
  • Artfin 50mg Tablet should be taken with food or drinks enriched with fat such as milk.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • Do not take this medicine if you are in the first 3 months of pregnancy. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice flu-like symptoms such as chills, fever, muscle pains and any changes in a heartbeat.
  • You may be asked for a regular blood test once a week while taking this medicine. 

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Sesquiterpene lactones
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI MALARIALS
Action Class
Antimalarial- Artemisinin and derivatives

Patient concerns

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Which medicine use for Malaria? What is eating in Malaria?
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
The medicine depends upon symptoms and stage of disease
Suffering from maleria since 10 days please give me prescription
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
how do u know u have malariaand which type malaria u have
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FAQs

Q. Who should not use Artfin 50mg Tablet?

Use of Artfin 50mg Tablet should be avoided in patients who are allergic to Artfin 50mg Tablet or any of its components. However, if you are not aware of any allergy or if you are using Artfin 50mg Tablet for the first time, consult your doctor.

Q. What should I tell my doctor before starting treatment with Artfin 50mg Tablet?

Before starting treatment with Artfin 50mg Tablet, inform your doctor if you have any other health conditions like kidney- or heart-related problems. This is because certain medical conditions may affect your treatment and you may even need dose modifications. Also, let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Q. Is Artfin 50mg Tablet safe?

Artfin 50mg Tablet is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Artfin 50mg Tablet?

If you forget a dose of Artfin 50mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Can I stop taking Artfin 50mg Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Artfin 50mg Tablet without consulting your doctor even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Therefore, for better and complete treatment, it is advised to continue your treatment for the prescribed duration.

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Country of origin: India

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