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FALCINIL FORTE 120MG INJECTION

Injection
MRP: Rs. 388.80 for 1 vial(s) (2 injections each)
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Composition for FALCINIL FORTE

Artesunate(120 mg)

food interaction for FALCINIL FORTE

alcohol interaction for FALCINIL FORTE

pregnancy interaction for FALCINIL FORTE

lactation interaction for FALCINIL FORTE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Falcinil forte 120mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Falcinil forte 120mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Falcinil forte 120mg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for FALCINIL FORTE

Artesunate(120 mg)

Uses

Falcinil forte 120mg injection is used in the treatment of malaria.

How it works

Falcinil forte 120mg injection belongs to class of medications called anti-malarial. It acts by producing free radicals which kills the malarial parasite (Plasmodium).

Common side effects

Abnormal blood cell count, Abnormal liver function tests, Anemia, Bradycardia, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Gastrointestinal disturbance, Altered heart rate, Feeling of discomfort, Stomach pain, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for FALCINIL FORTE

8 Substitutes
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  • FALCIGO 120MG INJECTION
    (10 ML injection in vial)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 38.88/ML of injection
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    Rs. 388.80
    save 80% more per ML of injection
  • COMBITHER AT 120MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 390/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 390
    pay 101% more per injection
  • RTSUNATE 120 MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Themis Medicare Ltd
    Rs. 467.50/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 467.50
    pay 140% more per injection
  • ENDOMAL AT 120MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Almet Corporation Ltd
    Rs. 336.85/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 336.85
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Expert advice for FALCINIL FORTE

  • Do not start or continue the artesunate tablets and consult your doctor If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to artesunate.
  • Do not start or continue the artesunate tablets 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 artesunate because you may feel sleepy.

Frequently asked questions for FALCINIL FORTE

Artesunate

Q.Is artesunate banned in India?
No, it is available in India with doctor's prescription only

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.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.Does artesunate contain sulphur?
No, it does not contain sulphur

Q.How does artesunate work?
It acts by producing free radicals which kills the malarial parasite (Plasmodium)

Q.Where does artesunate come from?
It is derived from Artemisinin tree.

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Content on this page was last updated on 24 December, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)