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Drug information on Alfamal 150 (Artemether) from Altius Life Sciences

Alfamal 150

  Injection
Altius Life Sciences
Generic : Artemether
 30.00
150mg/2ml
2ml

Drug Name : Artemether

Artemether(Coartem) generic Alfamal 150 is a potent and quick acting antimalarial agent,used for treating chloroquine resistant falciparum malaria,including cerebral malaria.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Alfamal 150 may be prescribed


Side effects of Alfamal 150

Cough, diarrhea, dizziness, fatigue, headache, joint and muscle pain and stiffness, loss of appetite, nausea, stomach pain, tiredness, trouble in sleeping, vomiting, and weakness.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult dose-80mg twice a day one day 1,followed by 80mg once a day for 4 days.Max dose-480mg.
Children-1.6mg/kg twice a day on day 1,followed by same dose once daily for 5 days.Max dose-9.6mg/kg A 3 day regime is also used alternatively.

How to use Alfamal 150?

It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider into a large muscle.

When is Alfamal 150 not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Alfamal 150

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver or kidney disease, heart problem, infection, mental illness, HIV, any allergy, who are taking other medications.

• It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Alfamal 150

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Alfamal 150

Store it in refrigerator.



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