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Falcimal 75mg Injection

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Falcimal Injection

Falcimal 75mg Injection 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).

Falcimal Injection side effects

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

How to use Falcimal Injection

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

How Falcimal Injection works

Falcimal 75mg Injection is an antiparasitic medication. It works by producing harmful chemicals (free radicals) within the malarial parasite, thereby killing it.

Falcimal Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Falcimal 75mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Falcimal 75mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Falcimal 75mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Falcimal 75mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Falcimal 75mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Falcimal 75mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Falcimal 75mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Falcimal Injection?

If you miss a dose of Falcimal 75mg 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

  • Take artemether tablet with food or drink rich in fat such as milk.  
  • Crush or chew the tablet and swallow it with a glass of water in case of young children.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery after taking artemether because you may feel sleep.
  • Do not take artemether if you have severe type of malaria infection.
  • Do not take artemether if you are if you are in first 3 months of pregnancy or breast feeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Falcimal with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Ketozoe, Ketazol
MINOR
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
MINOR
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Falcimal

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Dear sir, I have infected with malaria can you tell proper treatment my platelets is less than 48 k please guide me
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
malaria mai platelet kyu kam hoga
My son have maleriya and dengue positive. As per blood reports Platelets are 1.95 Next day 1.70 Yesterday 1.85 lacks Admitted in nursing home Continue drip for fluid deficiency taking care Now What we have to take careAlso bp normal Ultrasound normal Chest x ray normalAll other blood reports normal
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
All that is required for Dengue is Plenty of fluids and what I gather from your information , he does not require hospitalisation . For malaria he must have already got treatmentfor more information on Dengue read my article http://knockknockdoctor.blogspot.in/2016/08/dengue.html
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FAQs

Q. How effective is artemether?

Artemether is effective at prescribed dose for the particular disease condition as suggested by your doctor

Q. What is artemether lumefantrine/artemether injection used for?

It is used for treating uncomplicated malaria. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q. How does artemether lumefantrine work?

Artemether and lumefantrine together work by killing the malarial parasite called Plasmodium falciparum.
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