Malether 40mg Injection

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Composition for Malether 40mg Injection

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Primarily used for

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2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Malether Injection

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Uses of Malether Injection

Malether 40mg Injection 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 Malether Injection

Common

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

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How to use Malether Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Malether Injection works

Malether 40mg Injection acts by producing free radicals within the malarial parasite, which kills it.

In Depth Information on Malether Injection

Expert advice for Malether Injection

  • 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.
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Malether Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Malether Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Malether 40mg Injection 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
Malether 40mg Injection is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Malether 40mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Malether 40mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Malether 40mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Malether 40mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Malether 40mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Nixitral 100mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Artemether, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Malether Injection

Frequently asked questions about Artemether

Q. How effective is artemether?
Artemether is effective at prescribed dose for the particular disease condition as suggested by your doctor
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 does artemether lumefantrine work?
Artemether and lumefantrine together work by killing the malarial parasite called Plasmodium falciparum.

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