Match Plus 80 mg/480 mg Tablet

Match Plus 80 mg/480 mg Tablet

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Introduction

Match Plus 80 mg/480 mg 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.

Match Plus 80 mg/480 mg 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 Match Plus Tablet

Benefits of Match Plus Tablet

In Malaria

Malaria is a serious or life-threatening illness that is spread by a parasite that enters the human body by the bite of infected mosquitoes. Match Plus 80 mg/480 mg Tablet is a combination medicine that contains two antimalarial medicines that effectively treat malaria. However, this medicine should not be used to prevent malaria or to treat severe cases of malaria.

Take it as advised by the doctor. 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 Match 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 Match Plus

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

How to use Match 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. Match Plus 80 mg/480 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Match Plus Tablet works

Match Plus 80 mg/480 mg Tablet is a combination of two antiparasitic medicines: Artemether 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 Match Plus 80 mg/480 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Match Plus 80 mg/480 mg 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
Match Plus 80 mg/480 mg 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
Match Plus 80 mg/480 mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

CAUTION
Match Plus 80 mg/480 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Match Plus 80 mg/480 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.

Liver

CAUTION
Match Plus 80 mg/480 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Match Plus 80 mg/480 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with severe liver disease.