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Match Plus Dry Syp 30ml

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
30ml Dry Syrup in Bottle
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Lumefantrine(240.0 Mg) + Artemether(40.0 Mg)
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ANTI-MALARIAL
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Medical Description

Match plus dry syrup contains artemether and lumefantrine. Both these medicines belong to the class of antimalarials. Match Plus dry syrup is used as a treatment for acute uncomplicated malaria caused...
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Uses of Match Plus Dry Syp 30ml

  • To treat acute uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in infants weighing above 5 kgs, children and adults.

Contraindications of Match Plus Dry Syp 30ml

  • Hypersensitivity to either of the active ingredients or other contents of the syrup
  • Severe malaria
  • Medications metabolized by enzyme CYP2D6 e.g., Metoprolol, Imipramine, clomipramine, Amitriptyline
  • Family history of sudden death or hereditary QTc interval lengthening on electrocardiograms
  • Medications that prolong QT interval on ECG
  • History of cardiac arrhythmias, low blood pressure, heart failure
  • Electrolyte imbalances, such as hypokalaemia or hypomagnesemia
  • Medication such as Rifampin, Carbamazepine, Phenytoin or St. John's wort

Side effects of Match Plus Dry Syp 30ml

  • Palpitation
  • Nausea
  • Joint or muscle pain
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Loss of appetite

Precautions and Warnings of Match Plus Dry Syp 30ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Is the Match plus syrup safe for use during pregnancy?
A:
Match Plus syrup is not advised to be used, especially during the first trimester. It's unclear whether the medication can affect the baby or cause miscarriages.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Is it okay to take Match plus syrup when I'm breastfeeding?
A:
Lumefantrine and Artemether have been found to enter breast milk during animal trials. However, no such data exists for humans. It is in the patient's best interest to avoid using this syrup while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after taking the Match Plus syrup?
A:
The active ingredients in this medicine can cause dizziness or weariness. It is necessary to avoid driving in such situations.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol after taking the Match Plus syrup?
A:
There is no evidence that alcohol has an effect on Match plus syrup's action. As with all other medicines, it is best to avoid drinking when taking this syrup.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a chronic illness and are taking medication to treat it
  • You have taken or plan to take other medications, including those that were not recommended to you by a doctor
  • You have liver or kidney problems
  • You have taken or are taking other antimalarial medicines if you have a cardiac issue
  • You are pregnant and have a malaria infection caused by both Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax parasites
  • You feel worse after taking the medicine and don't want to eat or drink anything
  • You are taking medications for HIV, birth control, allergies, antibiotics, antidepressants, or epilepsy
  • You are taking Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort)

Mode of Action of Match Plus Dry Syp 30ml

How Does It Work?

Match plus syrup contains two active medicines, artemether and lumefantrine. Artemether acts by inhibiting the multiplication of the parasite. Lumefantrine is hypothesised to interfere with the polyme...
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Directions for Use of Match Plus Dry Syp 30ml

  • Take the Match plus syrup with food or drinks that are rich in fat such as milk
  • Reach out to a doctor if you feel worse after taking the syrup
  • If you vomit within the first hour of taking the medicine, consult your doctor immediately
  • Follow the doctor's instructions and finish the medication course provided
  • Make sure you don't skip any doses so that the medicine can work effectively

Interactions of Match Plus Dry Syp 30ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Taking Rifampin with this medication can decrease the exposure of Artemether and Lumefantrine
  • Antimalarials are not advised to be taken with it due to limited data on safety
  • Taking medicines such as carbamazepine, phenytoin, and St. John’s wort can also reduce levels of these medicines
  • Concurrent administration of ketoconazole may increase levels of the two active components increasing the risk for QT prolongation in the ECG
  • Antiviral medications can increase or decrease concentrations of the medicine in the blood due to which the risk of QT prolongation or insufficient blood concentration is increased
  • Concurrent use of Mefloquine (antimalarial) may decrease Lumefantrine in the blood and decrease efficacy of the medicine
  • Concomitant use of hormonal contraceptives can lead to reduced effectiveness in their action by this medication
  • This medication has the potential to increase blood levels of Flecainide, imipramine, amitriptyline, clomipramine and other medications which can lead to QT prolongation, hence they should be avoided
  • Antimalarial Quinine should also be used with care since it can reduce artemether exposure
  • Certain antibiotics, antidepressants, neuroleptics and medicines used in heart conditions can also increase rick for QT prolongation and must be used with caution

Storage and disposal of Match Plus Dry Syp 30ml

The Match plus syrup should be stored at temperatures of 20°C to 25°C. Ensure that it is out of sight and reach of children. Do not use the tablets after the expiration date given on the blister pack....
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Dosage of Match Plus Dry Syp 30ml

Overdose

If you happen to take extra doses of this medicine and suspect an overdosage, you should inform your doctor immediately or go to the nearest emergency ward where appropriate supportive therapy can be ...
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Missed a Dose

Take the Match plus syrup as soon as you remember if you miss a dose. If it is almost time for another dose, do not take the tablet even if you have remembered. It is not advisable to take an extra do...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How can I speed up my recovery from malaria?

A: It is important to stay hydrated while suffering from malaria. You can include watery fruits, coconut water, other vegetables in your diet that can help you maintain a good water intake. Besides this, you must take care that you do not miss doses of your antimalaria medicines.

Q: If my symptoms disappear after I start medication, will I still transmit malaria to other people?

A: If your symptoms disappear, it is a sign that the medication is working as expected. You cannot directly transmit the infection to anyone. However, you may still be carrying the parasites in your blood or body. Therefore, it is critical to complete the entire course that has been prescribed irrespective of presence of symptoms.

Q: Are there medicines to prevent malaria?

A: There are medicines available that can be used to prevent infection by malarial parasites. These depend on the type of parasites active in a given area and their resistance to treatments.

Q: Can different antimalarial medications be given together?

A: Yes, they can be given together. However, this will be decided by your doctor after assessing your condition, type of parasite infecting you and the severity of your symptoms. However, certain medicines can cause the blood levels of other medicines to increase or decrease rapidly. Therefore, it is important to inform the doctor of any therapy you may already be taking to avoid any such undesirable interactions.
Product Details
Brand
MATCH PLUS
Expires on or After
15/08/2022

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ContainsLumefantrine(240.0 Mg),Artemether(40.0 Mg)
UsesTreatment of malaria
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, fatigue, sleep problems
Last Updated on: 16 Mar 2022 | 11:42 AM (IST)
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