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  • Falcigo 60 mg (inj)

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    Generic NameArtesunate
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    Falcigo 60 mg contains the active ingredient Artesunate, an antiparasitic medication used to treat malaria. Artesunate, the medicine’s active ingredient, belongs to a group of medications known as antimalarials. It is the first-line treatment recommended by WHO for severe malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum in children and adults. It treats malaria, a red blood cell infection transmitted by the bite of a mosquito. Artesunate is a short-acting parasite more rapidly than conventional antimalarials because it is active against both the sexual and asexual stages of the parasite cycle, destroying all stages, thus resulting in more rapid recovery. The medicine is given by a doctor and should not be self-administered.

    Product Description

    Do not use Falcigo injection if you are allergic to this active ingredient Artesunate or any other medicine ingredient.

    Before using this medicine, let your doctor know the following if:

    • You are pregnant or planning to be pregnant soon
    • Are breastfeeding women
    • Have a history of a severe allergic reaction
    • Have severe liver problems
    • Have a kidney problem
    • Renal impairment
    • Hepatic dysfunction

    You must share, in advance, with your doctor the list of all medications you may be using, especially these: mefloquine, primaquine, tetracycline, pyrimethamine, and sulphonamides. However, this is incomplete information as mentioning all the details here is quite difficult for this drug. There may be other medications that show drug interaction. Never start a new medication without consulting a doctor.

    Side Effects

    This drug is generally well tolerated and usually shows no side effects. Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, headache, pain at the site of injection and fever are the common side effects of Artesunate. If any of these effects continue for a longer time or if they worsen, then contact your doctor immediately.

    Falcigo may rarely cause serious side effects such as delayed haemolysis, skin rash, cardiotoxicity, and neurotoxicity. Information on the side effects of Artesunatein in this guide is not complete, and there may be other side effects. Please talk to your doctor for more information.

    How to Use

    The dosage depends on age, weight, medical condition, and response to the treatment. Therefore, your doctor will decide on the dose. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not double the dose.

    The drug is available in the form of an injection. Artesunate injection comes in a pure liquid form to be injected intravenously in a vein or intramuscularly into a muscle. It should be administered at 60 mg once daily for 5-7 days for a course. If you are taking this medication at home, use this drug exactly as directed by your doctor.

    If you miss a dose of Artesunate, take it as soon as you remember. Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses at almost the same time can lead to excess medication in your body, which can be harmful.

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