Falcigo 120mg Injection

Falcigo 120mg Injection

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Introduction

Falcigo 120mg Injection 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 has affected the brain, lungs or kidneys).

Falcigo 120mg Injection is administered as an injection by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self administer. It is given in cases where oral administration is not possible.

Some people may experience a headache, dizziness, weakness, and loss of appetite, as the side effects of this medicine. You may also notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling, or redness. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. You may be monitored with blood tests once a week for 4 weeks to detect the presence of malarial parasites.

Uses of Falcigo Injection

  • Malaria

Benefits of Falcigo Injection

In Malaria

Falcigo 120mg Injection is an antimalarial medicine and is used alone or with other medications to treat malaria (a serious or life-threatening illness that is spread by a parasite that enters the human body by the bite of infected mosquitoes). This medicine is given by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. Refrain from taking any other medicines or antacids along with this medicine (unless advised by the doctor) as they may affect the absorption of this medicine. Do not use this medicine for treating any other condition without consulting your doctor.

Side effects of Falcigo Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Falcigo

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Falcigo Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Falcigo Injection works

Falcigo 120mg Injection is an antiparasitic medication. It works by producing harmful chemicals (free radicals) within the malarial parasite, thereby killing it.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Falcigo 120mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Falcigo 120mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Falcigo 120mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Falcigo 120mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Falcigo 120mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Falcigo 120mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Falcigo Injection?

If you miss a dose of Falcigo 120mg Injection, please consult your doctor.