Lumaria Dry Syrup

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Medicine Overview of Lumaria Dry Syrup

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Uses of Arteether

Arteether is used in the treatment of malaria
It is not used to prevent malaria or to treat severe malaria (where it has affected the brain, lungs or kidneys).
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Side effects of Arteether

Common

Decreased appetite, Headache, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Cough.

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How to use Arteether

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Dissolve the powder in sterile water. Shake well and use.

How Lumaria Dry Syrup works

Arteether acts by producing free radicals within the malarial parasite, which kills it.
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Uses of Lumefantrine

Lumefantrine is used in the treatment of malaria.
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Side effects of Lumefantrine

Common

Nausea, Skin rash, Allergic reaction, Altered heart rate, Difficulty in speaking, Chills, Dizziness, Difficulty in swalloing, Shortness of breath, Facial swelling, Lip swelling, Fainting, Fever, Headache, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Loss of appetite, Muscle pain, Joint pain, Sore tongue, Vomiting, Weakness, Fatigue.

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How to use Lumefantrine

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Dissolve the powder in sterile water. Shake well and use.

How Lumaria Dry Syrup works

Lumefantrine 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 Lumaria Dry Syrup

Expert advice for Arteether

  • You may be monitored with blood test once a week during 4 weeks for the presence of malarial parasites.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as arteether may cause side effects such as dizziness or nausea.
  • Do not stop the medication even if you feel better as infection may not be completely cured.
  • Do not take arteether if you have ECG abnormalities.

Expert advice for Lumefantrine

  • Lumefantrine should be taken with food.
  • Inform your doctor if you have Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS), severe liver or kidney problems, heart disorder, especially as an abnormal electrical tracing (ECG showing prolonged QTc interval).
  • Caution is advised if you were previously infected with both the “Plasmodium falciparum” and “Plasmodium vivax” parasites.
  • Other medicines for the treatment of malaria, especially quinine, halofantrine, mefloquine are not advised to be taken along with lumefantrine.
  • Inform your doctor if you feel your malaria is getting worse, or you feel too unwell or are unable to eat.
  • Women may not breast feed after taking lumefantrine. Breast feeding may be resumed after at least one week post taking this medicine.
  • Do not drive or use heavy machinery, if artemether+lumefantrine make you feel sleepy, dizzy or generally weak.
Warnings
Special precautions for Lumaria Dry Syrup
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lumaria Dry Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Lumaria Dry Syrup
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Lumaria Dry Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Lumaria Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lumaria Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
Lumaria Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lumaria Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Lumefantrine

Q. Is Lumefantrine an antibiotic?
Lumefantrine is an antimalarial antibiotic
Q. How does Lumefantrine work?
Lumefantrine works by killing the organism (plasmodium) that causes malaria. The exact mechanism of action of the drug is unknown
Q. What does Lumefantrine treat?
Lumefantrine is used in combination with artemether for treatment of malaria.

Substitutes for Lumaria

No substitutes found for this medicine
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