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Larimar Forte 80 mg/480 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Larimar Forte 80 mg/480 mg Tablet is a combination of two antimalarial medicines. It is prescribed to treat malaria. It fights against the infection by killing the parasites inside the body.

Larimar Forte 80 mg/480 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine. It can be taken with or without food. Take the medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. A missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment should be completed for better efficacy.

Some of the side effects of Larimar Forte 80 mg/480 mg Tablet are nausea, stomach pain, diarrhea, rashes, etc. You may also feel dizzy, thus it is advised not to drive or operate machinery. To overcome dizziness you should drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. In cases of any liver or kidney disease, consult your doctor before you start with the treatment. Consumption of alcohol should be avoided while you are on the treatment.

Uses of Larimar Forte Tablet

Side effects of Larimar Forte Tablet

Common
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Pain in muscles
  • Joint pain

How to use Larimar Forte Tablet

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. Larimar Forte 80 mg/480 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Larimar Forte Tablet works

Larimar Forte 80 mg/480 mg Tablet is a combination of two antiparasitic medicines: Arteether and Lumefantrine, which treats malaria. These medicines work 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 Larimar Forte 80 mg/480 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Larimar Forte 80 mg/480 mg Tablet 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Larimar Forte 80 mg/480 mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Larimar Forte 80 mg/480 mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Larimar Forte 80 mg/480 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Larimar Forte 80 mg/480 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Larimar Forte 80 mg/480 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Larimar Forte 80 mg/480 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Patient Concerns

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Ge my self v.k tiwari mbbs md i fill the patient information above she is my regular patient shi is suffering from malaria(complication frist trimester of pregnancy) my frist prescription was tab. QUININE 300 OD tab calpol 500 bd and tab oflomac cx bd for 7 days and with iron abd mv supplements. But the patient have not seems any improvement. Give me a proper treatment for her malaria complicationDR suggest me can i give her inj arteether 75 mg and tab LUMERAX 80 AND Tab PRIMAQUINE??
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Please refer the patient to a MD physician
My father is in tanjania south Africa he is suffering frm malaria he took amoxcilin 625 mg after taking that he is not getting response frm other medicines
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
Bhai no use of amoxycilin in malariaU have to take antimalari medsThat is chaloroquine and artemis
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References
  1. Mohanty S, Mishra S K, Satpathy SK. Comparison of Intramuscular Arteether and Intravenous Quinine for the Treatment of Cerebral Malaria. Journal of Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine. 2000;5(2):119-23. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. MedIndia. Arteethler. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Lumefantrine. East Hanover, New Jersey: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; 2009 [revised Mar. 2015]. [Accessed 30 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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