Falcigo Plus Tablet

Falcigo Plus Tablet

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Introduction

Falcigo Plus Tablet is a combination medicine that is prescribed to treat malaria. It fights against the infection by preventing the growth of the parasites inside the body.

Falcigo Plus Tablet is a prescription medicine. It is to be taken with food and take it at a fixed time regularly. Take the medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. A missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment should be completed for better efficacy.

Some common side effects of this medicine are headaches, loss of appetite, weakness, pain in muscles, and joint pain. You may also feel dizzy, thus it is advised not to drive or operate machinery. To overcome dizziness you should drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medication for any health conditions. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine.

Uses of Falcigo Plus Tablet

  • Malaria

Side effects of Falcigo Plus Tablet

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 Plus

  • Muscle pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Upset stomach
  • Stomach pain
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Skin rash
  • Tiredness

How to use Falcigo Plus Tablet

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. Falcigo Plus Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Falcigo Plus Tablet works

Falcigo Plus Tablet is a combination of two antiparasitic medicines: Artesunate and Mefloquine, which treats malaria. These medicines work by increasing the levels of haeme in the blood, a substance toxic to the malarial parasite. This kills the parasite and stops the infection from spreading.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Falcigo Plus Tablet. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Falcigo Plus Tablet 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 Plus Tablet 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 Plus Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Falcigo Plus Tablet can cause dizziness, loss of balance and mental problems and this may affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

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

Liver

CAUTION
Falcigo Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Falcigo Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Falcigo Plus Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.