Impavido 50 mg Capsule

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Overview

Uses of Impavido Capsule
Impavido 50 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of kala-azar.
Impavido Capsule side effects
Common
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Itching
  • Sleepiness
  • Decreased appetite
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Increased transaminase level in blood
  • Increased creatinine level in blood
How to use Impavido Capsule
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Impavido 50 mg Capsule is to be taken with food.
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.
Impavido Capsule related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Impavido 50 mg Capsule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether Impavido 50 mg Capsule alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Impavido 50 mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Impavido 50 mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

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• 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)
 

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FAQs

Q. What is Impavido used for and how does it work?
Impavido 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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Zydus Tower, Satellite Cross Roads,Ahmedabad – 380015 Gujarat, India.
MRP
850.73
7 capsules in 1 strip
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