Kinphos 40mg Injection

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Kinphos 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.

Kinphos 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 Kinphos Injection

Benefits of Kinphos Injection

In Malaria

Kinphos 40mg Injection is used to treat malaria, a serious or life-threatening illness that is spread by a parasite that enters the human body by the bite of infected mosquitoes. It kills the infection-causing parasite and stops the further spread of the infection. Kinphos 40mg Injection is given by doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered.

Side effects of Kinphos Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Kinphos

  • Itching
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness

How to use Kinphos Injection

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

How Kinphos Injection works

Kinphos 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 Kinphos 40mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Kinphos 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
Kinphos 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
Kinphos 40mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Sometimes Kinphos 40mg Injection causes blurred eyesight or makes it difficult to focus your eyes which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Kinphos 40mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Kinphos 40mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Kinphos 40mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Kinphos 40mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests may be advised while you are taking this medicine.

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Quick Tips

  • Kinphos 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 Kinphos 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
4-Aminoquinoline derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Kinphos 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): Artin, Cilamin, Artamin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Cardisip
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Which medicine use for Malaria? What is eating in Malaria?
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
The medicine depends upon symptoms and stage of disease
Suffering from maleria since 10 days please give me prescription
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
how do u know u have malariaand which type malaria u have
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References

  1. Vinetz JM, Clain J, Bounkeua V, et al. Chemotherapy of Malaria. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1402-405.
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  3. Rosenthal PJ. Antiprotozoal Drugs. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. pp. 901-904.
  4. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 248-49.
  5. WHO Model Prescribing Information: Drugs Used in Parasitic Diseases. 1995. PP 36-N38. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  6. Chaves RG, Lamounier JA. Breastfeeding and maternal medications. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2004;80(5 Suppl):S189-98. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Alembic Road, Vadodara - 390 003, Gujarat,INDIA
Expires on or after: June, 2021

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MRP
8.75
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30 ml in 1 vial
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