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Falcinil-LF Dry Syrup


Overview

Uses of Falcinil-LF Dry Syrup

Falcinil-LF Dry Syrup side effects

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

How to use Falcinil-LF Dry Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Dissolve the powder in sterile water. Shake well and use. Falcinil-LF Dry Syrup is to be taken with food.

How Falcinil-LF Dry Syrup works

Falcinil-LF Dry Syrup 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.

Falcinil-LF Dry Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Falcinil-LF Dry Syrup 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
Falcinil-LF Dry Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Falcinil-LF Dry Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Falcinil-LF Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Falcinil-LF Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
Falcinil-LF Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Falcinil-LF Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Falcinil-LF Dry Syrup 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 Falcinil-LF

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Sir i had jaundice and malaria about 15 day days ago but now i have pain after eating in my stomach . My doctor prescribed me p2i d and gelusil syrup. Is this right if yes then for how many days i can use.P2id tab. And gelusil i used before for 5 days but problem start again now. Plz help
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
Please consult prescribing doctor
Hi I have been having fever for the last two weeks. Fever ranging from 100 to 103 deg F. Ones it got 104 and it was treated with paracef infusion. My reports say that i do not have dengue, malaria or typhoid. My ESR count is 71. I already had 2 courses of antibiotics, Augmentin 625 (13th sept to 17th sept) and Switch 200 (23rd sept to 27th sept). Please suggest . Thank you PATIENTI am having dry coughs also
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Fever present for such duration requires a clinical examination of patent. Stop all antibiotics and get X ray Chest, US abdomen, Urine REME and Blood C/S done after stopping antibiotics for 2 days.
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FAQs

Q. What should I know about the storage and disposal of Falcinil-LF?

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 Falcinil-LF while I am pregnant?

No, Falcinil-LF 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 Falcinil-LF?

Take Falcinil-LF 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 Falcinil-LF?

The use of Falcinil-LF 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.

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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
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Office No. 5119, 5th Floor, 'D' Wing, Oberoi Garden Estates, Chandivili, Andheri (E), Mumbai - 400 072.
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