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Leonate Forte Injection

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Leonate Forte 120 MG Description

Leonate Forte Inj is an antimalarial medicine used to treat severe malaria. It contains artesunate. Your doctor will add other antimalarial medicines along with this injection to treat your malaria i...
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ContainsArtesunate(120.0 Mg)
UsesMalaria
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting
ClassificationANTI-MALARIAL
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Uses of Leonate Forte 120 MG

Leonate Forte Inj is used for the treatment of severe malaria in adults and children.

Contraindications of Leonate Forte 120 MG

If you are allergic to Artesunate or any other ingredient of Leonate Forte Inj .

Side effects of Leonate Forte 120 MG

  • Headache
  • Sickness (nausea)
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain or discomfort
  • Blood-related abnormalities (low red blood cell count, low platelet count)
  • Rashes, itching

Precautions and Warnings of Leonate Forte 120 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Leonate Forte Inj during pregnancy?
A:
Limited information is available on the use of Falcigo Injection in pregnant women. Use in pregnancy is not recommended.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Leonate Forte Inj while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Falcigo injection pass into breastmilk. Use of this injection during breastfeeding should be avoided.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Leonate Forte Inj ?
A:
Leonate Forte Inj does not affect your ability to drive but you should avoid driving till you get well completely.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Leonate Forte Inj ?
A:
Alcohol is not known to interact with Leonate Forte Inj . 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 Leonate Forte 120 MG

How Does It Work?

Leonate Forte Inj 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 sh...
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Directions for Use of Leonate Forte 120 MG

  • Leonate Forte Inj 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 Leonate Forte 120 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant administration with medicines such as ritonavir, nevirapine, rifampin, carbamazepine and phenytoin decreases the blood concentration of Leonate Forte Inj .
  • Medicines like axitinib, vandetanib, imatinib and diclofenac should be given with caution as they may increase the adverse effects of Leonate Forte Inj .
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines or herbal supplements that you are taking before starting this injection.

Storage and disposal of Leonate Forte 120 MG

Store Leonate Forte Inj at a temperature of 20° to 25°C. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets. Discard any unused medicine.

Dosage of Leonate Forte 120 MG

Overdose

  • Leonate Forte Inj 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 th...
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of Leonate Forte Inj 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 nurs...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Leonate Forte Inj ?

A: Leonate Forte Inj is an antimalarial medicine.

Q: Is Leonate Forte Inj effective in the treatment of quinine resistant malaria?

A: Yes, Leonate Forte Inj is effective in cases of quinine resistance.

Q: How to use Leonate Forte Inj ?

A: Leonate Forte Inj 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: Is Leonate Forte Inj effective in treating all types and stages of malaria parasite?

A: No, Leonate Forte Inj is ineffective against hypnozoite liver stage forms of Plasmodium. Hence, another antimalarial medicine is given along with this for complete cure of infection.
Product Details
Brand
LEONATE FORTE
Expires on or After
02/10/2022
Last Updated on: 11 May 2022 | 04:10 PM (IST)

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