Resochin DS 500 mg Tablet is a an antiparasitic medication which treats malaria. It works 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.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Resochin DS 500 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.
Resochin DS 500 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. Sometimes Resochin DS 500 mg Tablet causes blurred eyesight or makes it difficult to focus your eyes which may affect your ability to drive.
Resochin DS 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Resochin DS 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Resochin DS 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Resochin DS 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Regular monitoring of liver function tests may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
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