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LUMET TABLET

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Composition FOR LUMET

Artemether(80mg),Lumefantrine(480mg)

food interaction for LUMET

alcohol interaction for LUMET

pregnancy interaction for LUMET

lactation interaction for LUMET

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Lumet 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR LUMET

Artemether(80mg)

Uses

Artemether is used in the treatment of malaria

How it works

Artemether acts by producing free radicals within the malarial parasite, which kills it.

Common side effects

Numbness, Difficulty in speaking, Dizziness, Difficulty in swalloing, Shortness of breath, Facial swelling, Lip swelling, Fainting, Headache, Hoarseness of voice, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Muscle cramp, Loss of appetite, Skin rash, Itching, Tachycardia, Vomiting, Weakness, Fatigue
Lumefantrine(480mg)

Uses

Lumefantrine is used in the treatment of malaria

How it works

Lumefantrine is a weak base that reaches high concentration within the malarial parasite and causes accumulation of toxic heme pigment, which kills it.

Common side effects

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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Expert advice FOR LUMET

  • Take artemether tablet with food or drink rich in fat such as milk.  
  • Crush or chew the tablet and swallow it with a glass of water in case of young children.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery after taking artemether because you may feel sleep.
  • Do not take artemether if you have severe type of malaria infection.
  • Do not take artemether if you are if you are in first 3 months of pregnancy or breast feeding.

Frequently asked questions FOR LUMET

Artemether

Q.

What is artemether lumefantrine/artemether injection used for?
It is used for treating uncomplicated malaria. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.

How effective is artemether?
Artemether is effective at prescribed dose for the particular disease condition as suggested by your doctor

Q.

How does artemether lumefantrine work?
Artemether and lumefantrine together work by killing the malarial parasite called Plasmodium falciparum.

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)