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DUOTHERFORTE

















What is DUOTHERFORTE TABLET?  
(Artemether 80mg & Lumefantrine 480mg)
Duotherforte Tablet is an artemisinine based combination therapy. It  a fixed dose combination of Artemether 80mg and Lumefantrine 480mg which is very effective in the treatment of malaria.

What is DUOTHEFORTE Tablet used for?
Treatment of acute , uncomplicated malaria infections due to malaria parasites in adults and children.
 
Can be used by?
  • Adults
  • Children who weigh 35kg above 
  • Adolescents
What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking DUOTHEFORTE TABLET?
You should not use this medication if you are allergic to artemether or lumefantrine.
Some medicines can interact with artemether and lumefantrine and should not be used at the same time
To make sure artemether and lumefantrine are safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:
  • a history of heart disease or a recent heart attack
  • heart rhythm disorder, or a personal or family history of Heart rhythm disorder
  • liver or kidney disease;
  • low levels of potassium or magnesium in your blood.
Tell your doctor about all other anti-malaria medications you have used recently.

Dosage?
Consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to direction on prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Duotherforte is usually given as a total of 6 doses over a period of 3 days. Carefully follow your doctor's or pharmacist’s instructions about how many tablets to take per dose. 
Dosage Schedule:
Body weight Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
0 hr 8 hrs after Morning Evening Morning Evening
Adult & Children aboven35kg 1 tablet 1 tablet 1 tablet 1 tablet 1 tablet 1 tablet

What happens if I miss a dose of DUOTHEFORTE?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

What happens if I take overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention from your doctor.

What should be avoided while taking DUOTHEFORTE?
Avoid taking other anti-malaria medications, unless advised byyour doctor.
Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may interact with artemether and lumefantrine and lead to unwanted side effects. Avoid the use of grapefruit products while taking artemether and lumefantrine.
Side Effect ? 
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
  • worsening malaria symptoms
  • severe vomiting or loss of appetite
  • headache with chest pain and severe dizziness, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeats
  • the first sign of any skin rash, no matter how mild
Common side effects may include:
  • mild weakness or dizziness, mild headache;
  • joint or muscle pain; or
  • cough.
Is DUOTHEFORTE safe to consume when pregnant ? 
Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.

Is DUOTHEFORTE safe to consume while breastfeeding ? 
Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

STORAGE?
Store at room temperature. Protect from light and moisture 

Take all drugs exactly as prescribed by doctors.
Information contained on this page  is not intended to cover all possible uses, direction precautions or effects of this drugs. Check your doctor, nurse or pharmacist for further details.

Information contained on this page is not intended to cover all possible uses, direction precautions or effects of this drugs. Check your doctor, nurse or pharmacist for further details.

Take all drugs exactly as prescribed by doctors
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