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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Arex-40. Please consult your doctor.
Arex-40 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
Arex-40 is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Arex-40 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Arex-40 should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Arex-40 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Arex-40 should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Arex-40 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Arex-40 is an antiparasitic medication. It is used in the treatment of malaria. It is not used to prevent malaria or to treat severe malaria (where it h... View More
Uses of Arex-40
Side effects of Arex-40
- Joint pain
- Muscle pain
How to use Arex-40
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Arex-40 is to be taken with food.
How Arex-40 works
Arex-40 is an antiparasitic medication. It works by producing harmful chemicals (free radicals) within the malarial parasite, thereby killing it.
What if you forget to take Arex-40?
If you miss a dose of Arex-40, please consult your doctor.
- Arex-40 should be taken with food or drinks enriched with fat such as milk.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
- It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
- Do not take this medicine if you are in the first 3 months of pregnancy. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
- Inform your doctor if you notice flu-like symptoms such as chills, fever, muscle pains and any changes in a heartbeat.
- You may be asked for a regular blood test once a week while taking this medicine.
Adult(IM) 80 mg twice daily for 1 day followed by 80 mg once daily for 4 days. Maximum dose: 480 mg for 5 days.
Artemether causes QT prolongation in some patients. Thus concomitant use of erythromycin, terfenadine, procainamide, quinidine, disopyramide, amiodarone... View More
Pregnancy and lactation. Avoid concomitant use of drugs known to prolong QT interval or monitor such patients.
Artemether is a potent and rapidly acting blood schizontocide, which is highly efficacious in treating chloroquine-resistant falciparum malaria, and com... View More
Children (IM): 3.2 mg/kg body weight /day in 2 divided doses followed by 1.6 mg/kg/day once daily for 4 days. Maximum dose: 9.6 mg/kg for 5 days.
Pregnancy Category Note
Mild GI disturbance, dizziness, tinnitus, reduction in reticulocyte and leucocyte counts, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, bradycardia, 1st-degree hear... View More
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