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Rapither AB 75mg Injection

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Rapither AB 75mg Injection is an antiparasitic medication. It 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).

Rapither AB 75mg Injection is administered as an injection by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self administer. It is given in cases where oral administration is not possible.

Some people may experience headaches, weakness, dizziness, and joint pain as side effects of this medicine. You may also notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling, or redness. Please consult your doctor if these side effects do not resolve or persist for a longer duration. You may be monitored with blood tests once a week for 4 weeks to detect the presence of malarial parasites.

Uses of Rapither AB Injection

Benefits of Rapither AB Injection

In Malaria

Rapither AB 75mg Injection is an antimalarial medicine and is used alone or with other medications to treat malaria (a serious or life-threatening illness that is spread by a parasite that enters the human body by the bite of infected mosquitoes). However, this medicine should not be used to prevent malaria or to treat severe cases of malaria. This medicine is given by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. Refrain from taking any other medicines or antacids along with this medicine (unless advised by the doctor) as they may affect the absorption of this medicine. Do not use this medicine for treating any other condition without consulting your doctor.

Side effects of Rapither AB Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Rapither AB

  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Rapither AB Injection

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

How Rapither AB Injection works

Rapither AB 75mg Injection is an antiparasitic medication. It works by producing harmful chemicals (free radicals) within the malarial parasite, thereby killing it.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Rapither AB 75mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Rapither AB 75mg Injection during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Rapither AB 75mg Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Rapither AB 75mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Rapither AB 75mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Rapither AB 75mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Rapither AB Injection?

If you miss a dose of Rapither AB 75mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Rapither AB 75mg Injection is given as an injection under the supervision of a doctor.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • Do not take this medicine if you are in the first 3 months of pregnancy. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice flu-like symptoms such as chills, fever, muscle pains and any changes in a heartbeat.
  • You may be asked for a regular blood test once a week while taking this medicine. 

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Sesquiterpine lactones
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI MALARIALS

Patient Concerns

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Hi , I am PATIENT 32 M, I am an asthama patient and as well as BP, now I ve lost prescription but i remem the tablet, But when i ask phramsist, He asked to get clarity on what i need, Suggested to take Montek. But is it Montek AB or Montek LC i have not noticed. I am a asthama Patient and i have Blood pressure as well, As suggested by For BP, I am taking Benetic A daily in evening befre going to sleep, For Asthama i am usiing Asthalin Inhaler. Recently when i have visted my he suggested me to take Montek in his prescription, Now i lost that entire file. Is it Montek LC or Montek AB. If you can please suggest me.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
it should be Montek AB
Increase sparm motility seman analysis motility 45 and non motility 65 plz give advice what to do this condition
Dr. Asmita Kaundal
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
plz meet ab andrologist for the same
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FAQs

Q. Who should not use Rapither AB 75mg Injection?

Use of Rapither AB 75mg Injection should be avoided in patients who are allergic to Rapither AB 75mg Injection or any of its components. However, if you are not aware of any allergy or if you are using Rapither AB 75mg Injection for the first time, consult your doctor.

Q. What should I tell my doctor before starting treatment with Rapither AB 75mg Injection?

Before starting treatment with Rapither AB 75mg Injection, inform your doctor if you have any other health conditions like kidney- or heart-related problems. This is because certain medical conditions may affect your treatment and you may even need dose modifications. Also, let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Q. Is Rapither AB 75mg Injection safe?

Rapither AB 75mg Injection is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. How is Rapither AB 75mg Injection administered?

Rapither AB 75mg Injection should be administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Rapither AB 75mg Injection.

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References

  1. MedIndia. Arteethler. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Afolabi BB, Okoromah CAN. Intramuscular arteether for treating severe malaria (Review). Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2004;4. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Expires on or after: February, 2021

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