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Lumerax 80mg Tablet
Lumerax 80mg Tablet
Lumerax 80mg Tablet
Lumerax 80mg Tablet

Lumerax 80mg Tablet

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Lumerax 80mg Tablet Description

Lumerax 80 tablet is an antimalarial medicine. It is used to treat malaria when other antimalarial medicines are ineffective. It contains a combination of artemether and lumefantrine as its main comp

onents. This medicine works by acting directly on malaria-causing organisms and thus inhibiting their growth. Take this medicine with meals or a glass of milk to avoid an upset stomach. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in the exact dose and duration as prescribed. 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. Thereby, increasing the risk of re-infection. Before taking lumerax 80 mg, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

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Product Summary

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ContainsArtemether(80.0 Mg) + Lumefantrine(480.0 Mg)
UsesMalaria
Side effectsDiarrhea, nausea, vomiting, dizziness
TherapyANTI-MALARIAL
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uses

Uses of Lumerax 80mg Tablet

Lumerax-80 tablet is used for the treatment of malaria cases not responding to other anti-malarial medicines.
contraindications

Contraindications of Lumerax 80mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to artemether and lumefantrine or any of the ingredients of the Lumerax-80 tablet.
  • If you have a serious malarial infection with impaired body functions like difficulty in breathing, fits, kidney brain and liver-related problems.
  • If you have a family history of heart disease.
  • If you are taking medicines such as Flecainide, Metoprolol, Imipramine, Amitriptyline, Clomipramine, Terfenadine, Astemizole or Cisapride.
  • If you have heart diseases like irregular heart rhythm or heart failure.
  • If you have an imbalance of electrolytes in your body due to fluid loss.
sideEffects

Side effects of Lumerax 80mg Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Cough
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or joint pain
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Lumerax 80mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Lumerax-80 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Lumerax-80 tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy. However, doctors may give this medicine to pregnant women under critical situations where alternate antimalarial medicine is not able to ...
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  • For women who are using birth control measures (such as oral, transdermal patch or other systemic hormonal contraceptives), your doctor may advise you to take an additional non-hormonal method of birt...
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breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Lumerax-80 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is advised not to breastfeed your baby during the treatment with the Lumerax-80 tablet, as it is unknown if this medicine passes into breast milk. You have to wait for at least for 1-week post-treatment to start breastfeeding again.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed a Lumerax-80 tablet?
A:
Lumerax-80 tablet makes you feel sleepy, dizzy and weak. Thus it is advised not to drive when you are taking this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with a Lumerax-80 tablet?
A:
Consuming alcohol may aggravate some of the side effects of Lumerax-80 tablet like stomach problems and mental disturbances. Thus, it is advised not to consume alcohol during treatment.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a family history of irregular heartbeats or sudden death due to heart problems.
  • You have heart disorders like irregular heartbeat, slow heart rate, etc.
  • You have serious kidney and liver function problems.
  • You are pregnant (first trimester) or planning a pregnancy.
  • You are taking any other medicine to treat malaria-like Quinine or Mefloquine, special medical observation is required.
  • Your existing disease condition gets worsened after taking this medicine, immediate attention of a doctor is required.
  • You are an HIV positive patient and taking medicines to treat HIV.
  • You are using pills as contraceptive measures, you need to use an alternative method of contraception like condoms at least for a month.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Lumerax 80mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Lumerax 80 works by killing a malarial parasite called plasmodium.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Lumerax 80mg Tablet

Lumerax-80 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor preferably with food, a beverage containing milk or water. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. It would be best if you take it at ...
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interactions

Interactions of Lumerax 80mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Never take medicines like Clarithromycin, Ciprofloxacin, Fluconazole, Terfenadine, Flecainide, Cisapride with Lumerax-80 tablet as it can lead to serious heart problems.
  • Medicines like Metoprolol, Imipramine, Amitriptyline, Clomipramine, anti-malarial medicines like Mefloquine, Quinine should not be taken with this medicine.
  • If you have taken a Lumerax-80 tablet, Rifampin, Carbamazepine and Phenytoin should not be taken for at least one month.
  • Medicines used to treat HIV infection (antiretroviral) like Ritonavir, Nevirapine or Efavirenz.
  • You should not take a Lumerax-80 tablet if you have taken Halofantrine - an anti-malarial medicine, within a month.
  • Lumerax-80 tablet interferes with the way oral contraceptive medication work. Thus it is advised to use alternative physical contraceptive measures like condoms during the treatment and at least one m...
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  • Antifungal medicines like Ketoconazole.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Interactions with food items

Grapefruit juice should be avoided during the treatment.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Lumerax 80mg Tablet

  • Store Lumerax-80 tablets below 30°C.
  • Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Lumerax 80mg Tablet

Overdose

There is limited information about the effect of an overdose of Lumerax-80 tablet. In case of an overdose, contact your doctor or reach out to your nearest hospital as soon as possible. Try to carry t...
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Missed a Dose

  • It would be best if you don't miss a dose of anti-malarial medicine as it may lead to treatment failure.
  • If you have missed taking any dose of the Lumerax-80 tablet, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's already the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Never take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Lumerax-80 tablet be taken as a precautionary to prevent malaria?

A: No, the Lumerax-80 tablet is used to treat malaria under circumstances where other antimalarial medications are not working. It is not to be used for prevention.

Q: I am feeling better after 2 doses of the Lumerax-80 tablet, can I stop taking it?

A: No, it is important to complete the course of the Lumerax-80 tablet 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: Can the use of the Lumerax 80 tablet cause dizziness?

A: Yes, the use of Lumerax 80 can cause dizziness along with the desired effect, but not everyone gets them. If you experience this symptom, it is recommended to avoid driving or to perform any activity.

Q: What is the Lumerax-80 tablet used for?

A: Lumerax 80 tablet is an anti-malarial medicine. It contains artemether and lumefantrine as their active ingredients. Lumerax-80 is used to treat malaria when other anti-malarial medicines are ineffective. This medicine kills all malaria-causing organisms.

Q: Can the Lumerax 80 tablet be used for dengue?

A: No, the Lumerax 80 tablet should not be used to treat dengue. It is used to treat malarial infections caused by the malarial parasite.

Q: Can I take Lumerax-80 tablet for COVID-19?

A: You should not take any medicine to treat or prevent COVID-19 unless it has been prescribed to you by your health care provider.

Q: Can I stop taking Lumerax-80 if I feel improvement in symptoms?

A: Keep taking this medicine even if your symptoms improve to help keep the disease under control as advised by your doctor for the specified duration. Otherwise, it may result in treatment failure and the infection might reoccur.

Q: Can Lumerax-80 tablet be used for typhoid?

A: No, Lumerax 80 is not effective against typhoid. Typhoid is a bacterial infection and this medicine is an anti-parasitic medicine.

Q: Can the Lumerax-80 tablet be used for cold?

A: No, the Lumerax 80 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: When do you take Lumerax 80?

A: Lumerax 80 is an antimalarial medicine that is prescribed to treat malaria when other antimalarial medicines are ineffective.

Q: What is the composition of Lumerax 80?

A: Lumerax 80 composition consists of a combination medicine containing artemether and lumefantrine as its main components.
Product Details
Brand
LUMERAX
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
28/02/2024
Last Updated on: 04 Apr 2022 | 09:52 AM (IST)
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