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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Larimef. Please consult your doctor.
Larimef may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing... View More
Larimef is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Larimef may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Larimef can cause dizziness, loss of balance and mental problems and this may a... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Larimef in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Larimef should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Larimef may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Larimef... View More
Larimef is an antiparasitic medicine, used for the treatment of malaria. It works by killing the malaria causing parasite and stops the infection from s... View More
Uses of Larimef
Side effects of Larimef
- Abdominal pain
- Abnormal dreams
- Atrial arrhythmias (altered heart rate)
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
- Loss of appetite
- Muscle pain
- Ringing in ear
- Visual impairment
How to use Larimef
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Larimef is to be taken wit... View More
How Larimef works
Larimef is an antiparasitic medication which treats malaria. It works by increasing the levels of haeme in the blood, a substance toxic to the malarial ... View More
- Larimef should be taken with food to prevent a stomach upset.
- Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
- Tips to reduce the chance of being bitten by mosquitoes:
- It may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires concentration until you know how it affects you.
- Inform your doctor if you have kidney liver or heart disease.
Should be taken with food. Best taken w/ meals & a full glass of water. Should be taken on the same day of each week.
Oral Acute Malaria Adult: 5 tablets (Total 1250 mg) as a single oral dose. OR 750 mg orally as initial dose, followed by 500 mg orally 6 to 12 hours... View More
Oral Acute Malaria <6 months old: Safety and efficacy not established Child: >6 months: 20-25 mg/kg PO as single dose. Maximum total dose: 1250 mg... View More
Hypersensitivity to related compounds (e.g. quinine and quinidine); history of blackwater fever;, prophylactic use in patients w/ history of psychiatric... View More
Mode of Action
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Epilepsy; delay admin until at least 12 hr after the last dose of quinine/quinine-related compounds (monitoring of cardiac and neurological functions is... View More
1-10% Anxiety,Difficulty concentrating,Headache,Insomnia,Lightheadedness,Vertigo,Vomiting,Diarrhea,Stomach pain,Nausea,Visual disturbances,Tinnitus ... View More
Increased risk of ECG abnormalities w/ quinine or chloroquine, antihistamines, TCAs and phenothiazines. May increase risk of seizure w/ quinidine or qui... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More