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General Information on Miltefosine

Generic Name : Miltefosine

Latest prescription information about Miltefosine. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y41.3 | Therapeutic Classification : Antiprotozoals

Trade Names/Brand Names of Miltefosine

International- Miltex, Miteforan, impavido.

Why is Miltefosine Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antiprotozoal drug, prescribed for leishmaniasis. It acts as an Protein Kinase B (PKB) inhibitor.

When should Miltefosine not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with HIV, newborns, pregnancy and breastfeeding women.

What is the dosage of Miltefosine?

Oral: Adult- >25kg: The recommended dose is 100mg/day, twice a day, for 28 days.
<25kg: The recommended dose is 50mg/day, twice a day, for 28 days.

How should Miltefosine be taken?

It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Miltefosine?

Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing.
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of advanced disease, kidney or liver impairment and breastfeeding women.

What are the side effects of Miltefosine?

  Most Common: Nausea and vomiting.

What are the other precautions for Miltefosine?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Miltefosine?

Store it in a cool place, protect from excess light and humidity.

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Can someone please guide me to the manufacturer / distributor in India? It's urgent. Thanks, Anand

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