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Ultimal 80mg/480mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Ultimal Tablet

Ultimal Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Joint pain
  • Pain in muscles

How to use Ultimal Tablet

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. Ultimal 80mg/480mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Ultimal Tablet works

Ultimal 80mg/480mg Tablet is a combination of two antiparasitic medicines: Artemether and Lumefantrine, which treats 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.

Ultimal Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ultimal 80mg/480mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Ultimal 80mg/480mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Ultimal 80mg/480mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Ultimal 80mg/480mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ultimal 80mg/480mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
Ultimal 80mg/480mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ultimal 80mg/480mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Ultimal 80mg/480mg Tablet for the treatment of acute uncomplicated malaria that is resistant to other antimalarial medications such as chloroquine.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • It should be taken with food or drinks rich in fat such as milk.
  • It may cause fatigue and dizziness. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • If you vomit within 1 hour of taking the tablets, take another dose. 
  • Inform your doctor if you have kidney, liver or heart disease.
  • Tips to reduce the chance of being bitten by mosquitoes:
    • Wear light-coloured and covered clothing when you are outside after sunset.
    • Use insect repellent creams or sprays on parts of your body not covered by clothing.
    • Spray to kill any mosquitoes that may have entered rooms in spite of screening.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ultimal

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FAQs

Q. What should I know about the storage and disposal of Ultimal?

It is advised to keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. It should be kept out of reach of children. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture.

Q. Can I take Ultimal while I am pregnant?

No, Ultimal is considered to be harmful for women in their first trimester of pregnancy. The reason being, it increases the chances of fetal loss.

Q. How to take Ultimal?

Take Ultimal 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 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 the medicine.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Ultimal?

The use of Ultimal is considered to be harmful for patients with a known hypersensitivity to any of the active or 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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References
  1. Artemether+Lumefantrine. Camberley Surrey: Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd.; 1999 [revised 31 May 2017]. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Artemether/lumefantrine. East Hanover, New Jersey: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; 2009. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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