Lumerax Dry Syrup

Introduction

Lumerax Dry Syrup 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.

Lumerax Dry Syrup 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 Lumerax Dry Syrup

Side effects of Lumerax Dry Syrup

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 Lumerax

  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Muscle pain
  • Joint pain

How to use Lumerax Dry Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Dissolve the powder in sterile water. Shake well and use. Lumerax Dry Syrup is to be taken with food.

How Lumerax Dry Syrup works

Lumerax Dry Syrup is a combination of two antiparasitic medicines: Arteether and Lumefantrine, 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

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Lumerax Dry Syrup. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lumerax Dry Syrup 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

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Lumerax Dry Syrup during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Driving

UNSAFE
Lumerax Dry Syrup may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

CAUTION
Lumerax Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lumerax Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.

Liver

CAUTION
Lumerax Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lumerax Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with severe liver disease.