Medicine Overview of Falcithar Injection
Falcithar 40 mg 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).
Side Effects of Falcithar are Headache, Dizziness, Muscle pain, Joint pain, Weakness, Loss of appetite.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Falcithar 40 mg Injection is an antiparasitic medication. It works by producing harmful chemicals (free radicals) within the malarial parasite, thereby killing it.
In Depth Information on Falcithar Injection
- 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.
Falcithar Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Falcithar 40 mg 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.
Falcithar 40 mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Falcithar 40 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Falcithar 40 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Falcithar 40 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Falcithar 40 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Falcithar 40 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Falcithar 40 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.
Questions Related to Falcithar
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
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
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
Cooling chillis, some head throwing symptomsDear doctor,Feeling shivering some times and BP is normal but unable to stand or sit properly due to distubense in head,please suggest me
Dr. Tapas Kumbhkar
Tab Dolo 650mg BD Adv- CBC, MALARIA antigen
I got fever 2 times in last 2 weeks , having weakness not willing to have food , not eating properly, also I am not getting sleep at proper time in night, always get late sleep
Dr. Pushkar Mani
do Dengue ns1y test and also Igg & igmand Malaria card test
Sir I m suffering from fever since 10 day and I had used zifi200, paracetamol but there is no relief pls suggest which antibiotic I can use
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
you need to get CBC, Urine REME, Chest x ray, Malaria antigens beside a detailed clinical check up to find the cause of fever
Around 8-9 months ago i got malaria and typhoid after that Whenever I use to eat any junk food or Oily food or masala food I got gas or indigestion why this is happening
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
avoid junk food and take antacid tab for 3 months early morning . thanks
Dear Doctor i have fever from last day whole night i was suffering with fever and i have taken last night cefixime+ paracetamol but after taken paracetamol i have to go for toilet many times8-9 times kindly suggest the medicine
Dr. Pushkar Mani
take Aceclo plus twice a day for 3 daysno need of antibiotic like cefixime , because it could be simply seasonal feverif no correction found than do, test for dengue, malaria & typhoidWIDAL, MALARIA CARD TEST, AND DENGUE Igg, IGM & NS1 test
Frequently asked questions about Falcithar Injection
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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Falcithar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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