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FAMAL 60MG INJECTION

Injection
MRP: Rs. 214.28 for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition for FAMAL

Artesunate(60 mg)

food interaction for FAMAL

alcohol interaction for FAMAL

pregnancy interaction for FAMAL

lactation interaction for FAMAL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Famal 60mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Famal 60mg 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
Famal 60mg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for FAMAL

Artesunate(60 mg)

Uses

Famal 60mg injection is used in the treatment of malaria.

How it works

Famal 60mg 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 FAMAL

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  • COMBITHER AT 60MG INJECTION
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    Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 206/ML of injection
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  • RTSUNATE 60 MG INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Themis Medicare Ltd
    Rs. 50.16/ML of injection
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  • AZUNATE 60 MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 247.50/injection
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    Rs. 247.50
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Expert advice for FAMAL

  • 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 FAMAL

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 12 March, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)