Medicine Overview of Lumartem Tablet
Lumartem 20 mg/120 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of malaria
Side Effects of Lumartem are Headache, Loss of appetite, Dizziness, Weakness, Joint pain, Pain in muscles.
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. Lumartem 20 mg/120 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Lumartem 20 mg/120 mg Tablet is a combination of two antiparasitic medicines: Artemether and Lumefantrine which treat 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.
In Depth Information on Lumartem Tablet
Lumartem Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lumartem 20 mg/120 mg Tablet 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.
Lumartem 20 mg/120 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Lumartem 20 mg/120 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Lumartem 20 mg/120 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lumartem 20 mg/120 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Lumartem 20 mg/120 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lumartem 20 mg/120 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Questions Related to Lumartem
Dear sir, I have infected with malaria can you tell proper treatment my platelets is less than 48 k please guide me
Dr. Pushkar Mani
malaria mai platelet kyu kam hoga
My son have maleriya and dengue positive. As per blood reports Platelets are 1.95 Next day 1.70 Yesterday 1.85 lacks Admitted in nursing home Continue drip for fluid deficiency taking care Now What we have to take careAlso bp normal Ultrasound normal Chest x ray normalAll other blood reports normal
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
All that is required for Dengue is Plenty of fluids and what I gather from your information , he does not require hospitalisation . For malaria he must have already got treatmentfor more information on Dengue read my article http://knockknockdoctor.blogspot.in/2016/08/dengue.html
Cooling chillis, some head throwing symptomsDear doctor,Feeling shivering some times and BP is normal but unable to stand or sit properly due to distubense in head,please suggest me
Dr. Tapas Kumbhkar
Tab Dolo 650mg BD Adv- CBC, MALARIA antigen
I got fever 2 times in last 2 weeks , having weakness not willing to have food , not eating properly, also I am not getting sleep at proper time in night, always get late sleep
Dr. Pushkar Mani
do Dengue ns1y test and also Igg & igmand Malaria card test
Sir I m suffering from fever since 10 day and I had used zifi200, paracetamol but there is no relief pls suggest which antibiotic I can use
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
you need to get CBC, Urine REME, Chest x ray, Malaria antigens beside a detailed clinical check up to find the cause of fever
Around 8-9 months ago i got malaria and typhoid after that Whenever I use to eat any junk food or Oily food or masala food I got gas or indigestion why this is happening
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
avoid junk food and take antacid tab for 3 months early morning . thanks
Dear Doctor i have fever from last day whole night i was suffering with fever and i have taken last night cefixime+ paracetamol but after taken paracetamol i have to go for toilet many times8-9 times kindly suggest the medicine
Dr. Pushkar Mani
take Aceclo plus twice a day for 3 daysno need of antibiotic like cefixime , because it could be simply seasonal feverif no correction found than do, test for dengue, malaria & typhoidWIDAL, MALARIA CARD TEST, AND DENGUE Igg, IGM & NS1 test
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Frequently asked questions about Lumartem Tablet
Q. What should I know about storage and disposal of Lumartem?
It is advised to keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture.
Q. Can I take Lumartem while I am pregnant?
No, the use of Lumartem is contraindicated in Ist trimester of pregnancy. As there are increased chances of fetal loss.
Take Lumartem with food, exactly as prescribed by your doctor. This medicine is usually taken twice a day with a meal for 3 days or as directed . On your first day of treatment, take your first dose with food, followed by your second dose 8 hours later. Then each day for the next 2 days, take one dose in the morning and one dose in the evening. Patients should be encouraged to resume normal eating as soon as food can be tolerated since this improves the absorption of Lumartem.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications to the use of Lumartem?
The use of Lumartem is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to Lumartem or any other inactive ingredients of the medicine. Caution is advised in patients with cases of severe malaria and in the first trimester of pregnancy.
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