Larinate Xp Vial Of 5ml Injection
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5ml Injection in Vial
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Larinate XP Injection contains Artesunate, which is an antimalarial medicine used to treat severe malaria. Your doctor will add other antimalarial medicines along with this injection to treat your malaria infection completely. Headache, nausea, discomfort are some common side effects of Falcigo injection. However, these are temporary and go away on their own.
Uses of Larinate Xp Vial Of 5ml Injection
Larinate XP Injection is used for the treatment of severe malaria in adults and children.
Contraindications of Larinate Xp Vial Of 5ml Injection
If you are allergic to Artesunate or any other ingredient of Larinate XP Injection.
Side effects of Larinate Xp Vial Of 5ml Injection
- Sickness (nausea)
- Abdominal pain or discomfort
- Blood-related abnormalities (low red blood cell count, low platelet count)
- Rashes, itching, swelling on face, breathing difficulty
Precautions and Warnings of Larinate Xp Vial Of 5ml Injection
Can I take Larinate XP Injection during pregnancy?
Limited information is available on the use of Falcigo Injection in pregnant women. Use in pregnancy is not recommended.
Can I take Larinate XP Injection while breastfeeding?
Components of Falcigo injection pass into breastmilk. Use of this injection during breastfeeding should be avoided.
Can I drive if I have taken Larinate XP Injection?
Larinate XP Injection does not affect your ability to drive but you should avoid driving till you get well completely.
Can I consume alcohol with Larinate XP Injection?
Alcohol is not known to interact with Larinate XP Injection. However, if you consume alcohol too often, discuss it with your doctor.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You experience rashes, itching, swelling on face and inside the mouth, difficulty in breathing, inform your doctor immediately.
- You may be asked for regular blood tests as this medicine may disturb some blood counts.
- You have any other health condition.
Mode of Action of Larinate Xp Vial Of 5ml Injection
How Does It Work?
Larinate XP Injection contains Artesunate which inhibits the growth and survival of malaria parasites even in cases where quinine has failed to respond. However, this injection alone is not enough and should be given along with some other antimalarial medicines for complete and effective control of infection.
Directions for Use of Larinate Xp Vial Of 5ml Injection
- Larinate XP Injection will be given by a doctor or nurse in a hospital/clinic.
- Do not self-inject. Follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor/nurse.
Interactions of Larinate Xp Vial Of 5ml Injection
Interactions with other medicines
- Concomitant administration with medicines such as ritonavir, nevirapine, rifampin, carbamazepine and phenytoin decreases the blood concentration of Larinate XP Injection.
- Medicines like axitinib, vandetanib, imatinib and diclofenac should be given with caution as they may increase the adverse effects of Larinate XP Injection.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines or herbal supplements that you are taking before starting this injection.
Storage and disposal of Larinate Xp Vial Of 5ml Injection
Store Larinate XP Injection at a temperature of 20° to 25°C. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets. Discard any unused medicine.
Dosage of Larinate Xp Vial Of 5ml Injection
Larinate XP Injection will be given by a doctor or nurse. Thus, the chances of overdose are unlikely. However, if you experience any discomfort or specific symptoms, inform your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital.
Missed a Dose
It is unlikely that the dose of Larinate XP Injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare set up. However, if you have missed taking any dose of this injection, inform your doctor or nurse immediately.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is Larinate XP Injection?
A: Larinate XP Injection is an antimalarial medicine.
Q: Is Larinate XP Injection effective in the treatment of quinine resistant malaria?
A: Yes, Larinate XP Injection is effective in cases of quinine resistance.
Q: How to use Larinate XP Injection?
A: Larinate XP Injection is available as a white powder in a vial, which comes with a diluent liquid in another vial. Your doctor/nurse will mix it properly and administer the medicine as intravenous bolus slowly.
Q: Within what duration of time should constituted Larinate XP Injection be given as injection?
A: Administer the constituted solution of Larinate XP Injection within 1.5 hours of constitution with the supplied diluent.
Q: Is Larinate XP Injection effective in treating all types and stages of malaria parasite?
A: No, Larinate XP Injection is ineffective against hypnozoite liver stage forms of Plasmodium. Hence, another antimalarial medicine is given along with this for complete cure of infection.
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Last Updated on: 18 Mar 2021 | 05:37 PM (IST)
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