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Falcigo 60 mg Injection

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Overview

Introduction of Falcigo Injection

Falcigo 60 mg 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).

Falcigo 60 mg 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 Falcigo Injection

Falcigo Injection side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Falcigo Injection

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

How Falcigo Injection works

Falcigo 60 mg Injection is an antiparasitic medication. It works by producing harmful chemicals (free radicals) within the malarial parasite, thereby killing it.

Falcigo Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Falcigo 60 mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Falcigo 60 mg Injection 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Falcigo 60 mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Falcigo 60 mg Injection 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 Falcigo 60 mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Falcigo 60 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Falcigo Injection?

If you miss a dose of Falcigo 60 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Falcigo 60 mg Injection is used in the treatment of malaria.
  • Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Falcigo 60 mg Injection.
  • Do not start or continue Falcigo 60 mg Injection and consult your doctor you are in first 3 months of pregnancy or if you are breast feeding.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery after taking it because you may feel sleepy.

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FAQs

Q. What is artesunate amodiaquine/ Winthrop/artesunate injection?

These are trade names of artesunate containing products. It is used for the treatment of malaria. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q. Does artesunate contain sulphur?

No, it does not contain sulphur

Q. Where does Falcigo come from?

It is derived from Artemisinin tree.

Q. Is Falcigo banned in India?

No, it is available in India with doctor's prescription only

Q. Why is artesunate better than quinine?

Intramuscular or intravenous injection of artesunate has shown better treatment effects than quinine. Always consult your doctor regarding its use

Q. How does Falcigo work?

It acts by producing free radicals which kills the malarial parasite (Plasmodium)

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