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Jagquin 40mg Injection


Overview

Introduction

Jagquin 40mg Injection is an antiparasitic medicine, used for the prevention and treatment of malaria. It works by killing the malaria causing parasite and stops the infection from spreading.

Jagquin 40mg Injection is administered as an injection by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self administer. Take measures to reduce the chance of being bitten by mosquitoes like using insect repellent creams on parts of your body, not covered by clothing. Spray mosquito repellent to kill any mosquitoes that may have entered rooms in spite of screening. Wear light-colored and covered clothing when you are outside after sunset.

You may experience weakness, vomiting, rash, and itching, as side effects of this medicine. It may also cause stomach pain, diarrhea, loss of appetite and nausea. You may also notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling or redness. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration.

Inform your doctor if you have diabetes as it can lower the sugar levels in the blood. If you are diabetic, you should monitor your blood sugar regularly. It may cause blurring of vision. Therefore, regular eye examinations are recommended while on treatment with this medicine. When used long term, your doctor may monitor the amounts of the different types of blood cells in your blood regularly. Inform your doctor if you have unexplained bruising or bleeding, sore throat, fever, or a general feeling of tiredness.

Uses of Jagquin Injection

Side effects of Jagquin Injection

Common
  • Itching

How to use Jagquin Injection

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

How Jagquin Injection works

Jagquin 40mg Injection is a an antiparasitic medication which treats malaria. It works by increasing the levels of haeme in the blood, a substance toxic to the malarial parasite. This kills the parasite and stops the infection from spreading.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Jagquin 40mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Jagquin 40mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Jagquin 40mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Jagquin 40mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Sometimes Jagquin 40mg Injection causes blurred eyesight or makes it difficult to focus your eyes which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Jagquin 40mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Jagquin 40mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Jagquin 40mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Jagquin 40mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests may be advised while you are taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • Jagquin 40mg Injection is used for the prevention and treatment of malaria.
  • Tips to reduce the chance of being bitten by mosquitoes:
    • Wear light-coloured and covered clothing when you are outside after sunset.
    • Use insect repellent creams or sprays on parts of your body not covered by clothing.
    • Spray to kill any mosquitoes that may have entered rooms in spite of screening.
  • It may cause blurring of vision, when you first start taking it. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • Eye examination prior to and at 3–6 monthly intervals during use is required if patients are receiving Jagquin 40mg Injection at continuous high doses for longer duration.
  • It may cause low blood sugar level. Monitor your blood sugar level regularly, if you are diabetic.
  • When used long term, your doctor may monitor the amounts of the different types of blood cells in your blood regularly. Inform your doctor if you have unexplained bruising or bleeding, sore throat, fever, or general feeling of tiredness.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Jagquin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Lefsum, Lefunid, Lefumide
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Meflar, Mefly, Meflotag
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Artamin, Atrmin, Penicitin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Cardisip
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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How many e mail injection should be inject in p vivex malaria
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
The question itself is not relevant
He is suffering from viral fever . blood report show no malaria or di dangu. but still fever is there. pl suggest he feeling v weak how to recover
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Tab dolo 650mg BD Tab pantop 40mg OD Get typhi dot IgM blood culture and urine cultures done
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FAQs

Q. Is chloroquine a quinine/antibiotic/ contain sulpha/ is still used?

No, it is 4-aminoquinoline and not a quinine/antibiotic. It does not contain sulfa. It is used for the treatment of malaria (due to P. vivax, P.malariae, P. ovale, and susceptible strains of P. falciparum), prevention and suppression of malaria, amoebic hepatitis and abscess, discoid and systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis

Q. Is Jagquin available over the counter?

Yes,it is available over the counter

Q. Is Jagquin safe in G6PD deficiency?

No, as there may be a risk of hemolysis in patients with G6PD deficiency. Always consult your doctor regarding its use

Q. Is Jagquin banned in Nigeria?

Yes, it is banned in Nigeria

Q. What is Lariago tablet/Lariago syrup/Lariago-DS/ Resochin used for?

These are the trade names of products containing the drug chloroquine and are used in the treatment of malaria

Q. Does Jagquin affect birth control/ affect the birth control pill/contraceptive pill/ menstrual cycle?

No, it does not affect birth control/ affect birth control pill/contraceptive pill/ menstrual cycle. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q. Does Jagquin cause nightmares/insomnia?

Jagquin causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.

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References
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