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IMPAVIDO 50 MG CAPSULE

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MRP: Rs. 850.73 for 1 strip(s) (7 capsules each)
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Composition for IMPAVIDO

Miltefosine(50 mg)

food interaction for IMPAVIDO

alcohol interaction for IMPAVIDO

pregnancy interaction for IMPAVIDO

lactation interaction for IMPAVIDO

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Impavido 50 mg capsule with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Impavido 50 mg capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for IMPAVIDO

Miltefosine(50 mg)

Uses

Impavido 50 mg capsule is used in the treatment of kala-azar.

How it works

Impavido 50 mg capsule belongs to class of drugs called antimicrobial agent. It interacts with essential proteins and chemicals which are required for growth and survival of parasite, thereby causing death.

Common side effects

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Sleepiness, Headache, Itching, Loss of appetite, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for IMPAVIDO

No substitutes found

Expert advice for IMPAVIDO

• Consume miltefosine with food to minimize side-effects like nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and diarrhea.
• Increase liquid intake during miltefosine therapy.
• You will be monitored with laboratory blood tests to assess kidney function and liver function.
• You will be regularly monitored for platelet count during therapy for visceral leishmaniasis
• Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
• Use effective contraception during and for 5 months after therapy with miltefosine in order to avoid pregnancy.
• Patients who are allergic to miltefosine or any of its components should not take miltefosine.
• Pregnant women should not take miltefosine.
• Do not administer miltefosine to the patients who have Sjögren-Larsson-Syndrome (inherited disorder characterized by skin abnormalities and neurologic abnormalities that appear in infancy)
 

Frequently asked questions for IMPAVIDO

Miltefosine

Q.What is miltefosine used for and how does it work?
Miltefosine is used to treat infection caused by parasites of the species Leishmania. It interacts with essential proteins and chemicals which are required for growth and survival of parasite, thereby causing death.

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Content on this page was last updated on 01 June, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)