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Famal Alpha Injection

Navil Laboratories Pvt Ltd

Composition for Famal Alpha NA Injection

iconPrescription Required

Primarily used for

2 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Famal Alpha Injection


Uses of Famal Alpha Injection

Famal Alpha 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).

Famal Alpha Injection side effects


Decreased appetite, Headache, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Cough.


How to use Famal Alpha Injection

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

How Famal Alpha Injection works

Famal Alpha Injection acts by producing free radicals within the malarial parasite, which kills it.

In Depth Information on Famal Alpha Injection

Expert advice for Famal Alpha Injection

  • 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.
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Famal Alpha Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Famal Alpha Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Famal Alpha 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.
Famal Alpha Injection is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Famal Alpha Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Famal A
lpha Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Famal A
lpha Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Artesunate, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Famal Alpha Injection

Frequently asked questions about Artesunate

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. Does artesunate contain sulphur?
No, it does not contain sulphur
It is derived from Artemisinin tree.
No, it is available in India with doctor's prescription only
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
It acts by producing free radicals which kills the malarial parasite (Plasmodium)

Substitutes for Famal Alpha

No substitutes found for this medicine
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