Substitutes for LAVERAN
No substitutes found for this medicine
Medicine Overview of LAVERAN TABLET
Uses of LAVERAN TABLET
Laveran tablet is used in the treatment of malaria.
Side effects of LAVERAN TABLET
Nausea, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Gastric intolerance, Headache, Indigestion, Loss of appetite, Mouth ulcer, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Vomiting, Constipation, Diarrhoea.
How to use LAVERAN 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. It is better to take Laveran tablet with food.
How LAVERAN TABLET works
Laveran tablet is a weak base that reaches high concentration within the malarial parasite and causes accumulation of toxic heme pigment, which kills it.
In Depth Information on LAVERAN TABLET
Expert advice for LAVERAN TABLET
- Take precautions to reduce the chances of being bitten by mosquitoes while on proguanil treatment.Start taking proguanil one week or at least two days before you enter the malaria area and continue to take it during your stay and for 4 weeks after leaving the malaria area.
- Take proguanil with a glass of water after meals to decrease the possibility of stomach upset.
- Tell your doctor immediately if you are pregnant, think you might be pregnant or if you are breast-feeding.
Special precautions for LAVERAN TABLET
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Laveran tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
NODOSIS 500MG TABLET, SODAPILL 500MG TABLET, ACITROM 4MG TABLET, ACENOMAC 3MG TABLET
Frequently asked questions for LAVERAN 100MG TABLET
Frequently asked questions for Proguanil
Q. Is atovaquone proguanil the same as malarone?
Atovaquone proguanil is the same as malarone
Q. Is atovaquone-proguanil an antibiotic?
Atovaquone-proguanil is not an antibiotic
Q. What is proguanil and atovaquone?
The drug combination atovaquone/ proguanil is an antimalarial medication used in both the treatment and prevention of malaria.