Lariago-DS tablet is an antimalarial medicine. It is used for the treatment and prevention of malaria. It contains chloroquine as its active ingredient. Lariago-DS tablet works by killing the parasitic organism that causes malaria. Common symptoms of malaria include fever, flu-like illness, shakiness, chills, headache, muscle pain and tiredness. This infection can become severe and may cause kidney failure, seizures, mental confusion, coma and death if left untreated. Lariago-DS should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It should be taken after food to avoid an upset stomach. Do not stop taking this medicine, even if you start feeling better after taking this medicine. Stopping this medicine suddenly may result in treatment failure and incomplete eradication of malaria-causing organisms from the body. Thus, increase the risk of re-infection. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from before starting this medicine....
Q: How can I avoid getting malaria infection?
Wear light-coloured, long-sleeve clothing and long trousers if you are outside after sunset to protect yourself from mosquito bites.
It would be best if you use an insect repellent cream or spray to reduce the chance of being bitten by mosquitoes.
It would be best if you use a mosquito net around the bed while sleeping to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.
Q: What is the difference between Lariago and Lariago-DS?
A: Lariago and Lariago-DS both contain chloroquine as an active ingredient. However, they vary in strength and your doctor decides which one to give you depending on the severity of the disease and other underlying medical conditions.
Q: What is the use of Lariago-DS tablet?
A: Lariago-DS tablet is used for the treatment and prevention of malaria.
Q: Can Lariago-DS tablet be used for typhoid?
A: No, it is not effective against typhoid. Typhoid is a bacterial infection and this medicine is an anti-parasitic medicine.
Q: Can the Lariago-DS tablet be used for cold?
A: No, the Lariago-DS 500 tablet may not be useful in treating a cold. It is an anti-malarial medicine used to treat symptoms of malarial infection such as high body temperature, shivery, feeling hot, headache, vomiting, muscle pains, etc.
Q: What is the composition of Lariago-DS tablet?
A: Lariago-DS tablet contains chloroquine as its active component.
Q: Can I stop taking Lariago-DS tablet if I feel improvement in symptoms?
A: No, it is important to complete the course of Lariago-DS as prescribed by your doctor. You may feel better after the first dose, but to kill the malarial parasite entirely from your body, you must complete the course or you may have a recurrence of malaria.
Q: When should I take my Lariago DS tablet?
A: Lariago DS tablet should preferably be taken with food during day or night, as advised by the doctor. It's better to take it regularly at the same time to get the most benefit off of it.
Q: What is the composition of Lariago DS?
A: Lariago DS composition includes chloroquine, which is an antimalarial medicine.