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Sether L Tab

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By HECURE HEALTHCARE PVT LTD
6 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Artemether + Lumefantrine
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-MALARIAL

Medical Description

Sether L Tab is a combination of Artemether and Lumefantrine, an anti-malarial medicine.
    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
uses

Uses of Sether L Tab

  • This medicine is used for the treatment of malaria cases not responding to other anti-malarial medicines
contraindications

Contraindications of Sether L Tab

  • If you are allergic to Artemether and Lumefantrine or any of the ingredient of this medicine
  • 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 disease 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 Sether L Tab

  • Low appetite, vomiting, stomach pain, nausea and diarrhoea
  • Headache, dizziness and sleeplessness
  • Tingling or pricking sensation
  • Unusual muscle movements, joint pain and fatigue
  • Pounding and irregular heartbeat
  • Skin disorders like rashes or itching
  • Difficulty in walking properly and lack of energy
  • Cough
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Sether L Tab

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Sether L Tab during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine has known to cause or suspected to cause harmful effects on the developing fetus, thus not recommended for use in pregnant women. However, doctors may give this medicine to a pregnant women under critical situations where alternate antimalarial medicine is not able to treat the condition.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Sether L Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
It is advised not to breastfeed your baby during the treatment with this medicine. 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 Sether L Tab?
A:
This medicine 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 Sether L Tab?
A:
Any specific information on the use of alcohol along with this medicine is not available. However, consuming alcohol may aggravate some of the side effects of this medicine 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
  • If you have a family history of irregular heartbeat or sudden death due to heart problems
  • If you have heart disorders like irregular heartbeat, slow heart rate, etc.
  • If 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
  • If you are an HIV positive patient and taking medicines to treat HIV
  • If you are using pills as contraceptive measures, you need to use alternative method of contraception like condoms at least for a month
  • If you have serious kidney and liver function problems
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Sether L Tab

How Does It Work?

This medicine kills a malarial parasite called plasmodium.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Sether L Tab

  • It should be taken as directed by your doctor preferably with food, beverage containing milk or with water
  • In case you vomit within 1 hour of taking this medicine, take another dose
interactions

Interactions of Sether L Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Never take medicines like Clarithromycin, Ciprofloxacin, Fluconazole, Terfenadine, Flecainide, Cisapride with Sether L Tab 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 Sether L Tab, Rifampin, Carbamazepine and Phenytoin should not be taken for at least for one month
  • Medicines used to treat HIV infection (antiretroviral) like Ritonavir, Nevirapine or Efavirenz
  • You should not take this medicine if you have taken Halofantrine - an anti-malarial medicine, within a month
  • This medicine 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 month...
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  • Antifungal medicines like Ketoconazole

Interactions with food items

Grapefruit juice should be avoided during the treatment.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Sether L Tab

  • Store below 30°C.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children
dosage

Dosage of Sether L Tab

Overdose

There are no reported symptoms observed with the overdose of this medicine. In case of an overdose, contact your doctor or reach out to your nearest hospital as soon as possible. Try to carry the pack...
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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 any dose of medicine, 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 this medicine be taken as precautionary to prevent malaria?

A: No, this medicine is used to treat malaria under the 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 this medicine, can I stop taking it?

  • No, it is important to complete the course 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 cours...
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Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
Disclaimer
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.