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IMPAVIDO 50MG CAPSULE

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Rs.850.73for 1 strip(s) (7 capsules each)
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Composition FOR IMPAVIDO 50mg capsule

Miltefosine(50mg)

food interaction for IMPAVIDO capsule

alcohol interaction for IMPAVIDO capsule

pregnancy interaction for IMPAVIDO capsule

lactation interaction for IMPAVIDO capsule

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Impavido 50mg capsule with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Impavido 50mg 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 50mg capsule

Miltefosine(50mg)

Impavido capsule uses

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

How impavido capsule works

Miltefosine 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 of impavido capsule

Headache, Nausea, Itching, Sleepiness, Decreased appetite, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Increased transaminase level in blood, Increased creatinine level in blood

SUBSTITUTES FOR IMPAVIDO capsule

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Expert advice FOR IMPAVIDO capsule

• 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 50mg capsule

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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)