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Falcigo Sp Kit Strip Of 5 Tablets

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5 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Falcigo Sp Kit Strip Of 5 Tablets Description

Falcigo SP kit consists of artesunate (200mg), sulfadoxine (75 mg) and Pyrimethamine (37.5 mg) indicated for the treatment of malaria.

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ContainsArtesunate(200.0 Mg),Sulfadoxine(750.0 Mg),Pyrimethamine(37.5 Mg)
UsesAcute Malaria
Side effectsHeadache, Dizziness, Myalgia, Anorexia, Arthalgia
ClassificationANTI-MALARIAL
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Uses of Falcigo Sp Kit Strip Of 5 Tablets

  • Malaria

Contraindications of Falcigo Sp Kit Strip Of 5 Tablets

  • Hypersensitivity to this medication
  • Sulfonamide allergy or intolerance
  • Megaloblastic anaemia
  • Severe impairment of kidney or liver function

Side effects of Falcigo Sp Kit Strip Of 5 Tablets

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Anaemia
  • Muscle pain

Precautions and Warnings of Falcigo Sp Kit Strip Of 5 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can Falcigo-SP be taken during pregnancy?
A:
Falcigo-SP is contraindicated in pregnancy, as animal studies have shown toxic effects.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can Falcigo-SP be taken during breastfeeding?
A:
Falcigo-SP can cross via breast milk to the baby, but no side effects are anticipated; the doctor can assess the risk-benefit ratio. Please consult your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Falcigo-SP?
A:
The medication may induce side effects like dizziness and blurred vision; you shouldn't drive after taking this medication.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol after taking Falcigo-SP?
A:
No data is available for alcohol and this medication.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have allergies
  • You have liver disease
  • You have kidney disease
  • You have anaemia

Mode of Action of Falcigo Sp Kit Strip Of 5 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Falcigo-Sp kit works on three mechanisms; artesunate acts by forming free radicals, which act on the parasite membrane and thus kill the parasite. Sulfadoxine acts by stopping the folic acid synthesis...
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Directions for Use of Falcigo Sp Kit Strip Of 5 Tablets

Do not crush, break or chew the tablet. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. The doctor can only give Falcigo-SP by calculating the dose depending on the patient's body weight.

Interactions of Falcigo Sp Kit Strip Of 5 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

Falcigo-SP has been seen to interact with (antibiotics) trimethoprim-sulfonamide combination, which shows a decrease in folic acid and can cause haematological side effects. Other sulfa medicines shou...
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Other general Interactions

Falcigo-SP kit can interact with patients suffering from kidney or liver disease and anaemia. Talk to your doctor if you have any of these conditions.

Storage and disposal of Falcigo Sp Kit Strip Of 5 Tablets

  • Store below 30° C
  • Keep away from children
  • Keep away from direct sunlight, moisture or excess heat

Dosage of Falcigo Sp Kit Strip Of 5 Tablets

Overdose

With overdosing, headaches, vomiting, agitation, convulsions, and haematological changes can be seen. Seek immediate medical help.

Missed a Dose

If the dose is missed, the medication should be taken as soon as possible. Make sure you have the proper time interval between two doses. If the time interval is near the second dose, skip the previou...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Falcigo-SP kit safe to use for malaria in children?

A: Yes, the Falcigo-SP kit is safe and effective in children.

Q: How long do we have to use Falcigo-SP Kit?

A: Falcigo-SP has to be used till the duration specified by your doctor. It is necessary to complete the regimen.

Q: Is Falcigo tablet safe for heart patients?

A: Falcigo does not show any reactions with patients with heart conditions; however, proper monitoring is required for such patients.

Q: What should I tell my doctor before initiating treatment with Falcigo-SP?

A: You should give a brief medical history to your doctor, about any underlying diseases such as anaemia, hypertension, or any cardiovascular disorder and about all medicines or supplements you are currently taking. Let your doctor know if you are planning for pregnancy.
Product Details
Brand
FALCIGO SP
Expires on or After
26/09/2022
Last Updated on: 16 Mar 2022 | 11:42 AM (IST)

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