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Arceva Tablet 80mg/480mg

by Sami Pharmaceuticals

Arceva is an anti-malarial medicine that treats different types of malaria.

Rs. 516.22
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Arceva Tablet Uses

Arceva tablet is an antimalarial medicine that is used for the treatment of different types of malaria. It consists of artemether, and lumefantrine, which are effective against malaria. Malaria is a severe disease due to mosquito bites that release malaria bacteria in the blood. The infection can enter your body and stay in your body tissues resulting in adverse symptoms, such as high fever, chills, headache, and body aches. Arceva works by killing the malaria parasites that live in your red blood cells. It may be used with other medication, such as primaquine, to cure malarial infections.

Arceva Tablet Uses in Urdu

Arceva Tablet ملیریا کے خلاف ایک دوا ہے جو ملیریا کی مختلف اقسام کے علاج کے لیے استعمال ہوتی ہے۔ اس میں آرٹی میتھر اور لیمفینٹرین شامل ہوتے ہیں جو ملیریا کے خلاف موثر ہیں۔ ملیریا مچھر کے کاٹنے سے ہونے والی ایک شدید بیماری ہے جو خون میں ملیریا کے جراثیم خارج کرتی ہے۔ انفیکشن آپ کے جسم میں داخل ہوسکتا ہے اور آپ کے جسم کے بافتوں میں رہ سکتا ہے جس کے نتیجے میں منفی علامات، جیسے تیز بخار، سردی لگنا، سر درد اور جسم میں درد ہوتا ہے۔ آرکیوا ملیریا کے پرجیویوں کو مار کر کام کرتی ہے جو آپ کے خون کے سرخ خلیوں میں رہتے ہیں۔ ملیریا کے انفیکشن کے علاج کے لیے اسے دوسری دواؤں کے ساتھ استعمال کیا جا سکتا ہے، جیسے پرائماکائن۔

Arceva Tablet 80mg/480mg formula

  • Artemether
  • Lumefantrine

Available forms

  • Tablets

Risks and warnings

You should know the risks and warnings of Arceva tablet to prevent its misuse.

There are some specific circumstances under which the use of certain medications is contraindicated or considered dangerous. So when taking any medicine it's always a good practice to familiarize yourself with its risks and warnings.

The risks and warnings associated with Arceva tablet are:

  • Allergy

Let your doctor know if you are allergic to the contents of the medicine, Artemether, and Lumefantrine, so they can suggest alternatives. It may also contain other ingredients that may also cause allergies. Discontinue use if there are signs of an allergic reaction

  • QT elongation

Using this medicine can rarely cause QT elongation, which causes changes in the heartbeat. It can create health issues and cause fainting and other critical side effects. Get in touch with your doctor immediately if you experience such symptoms.

  • Pregnancy

The use of Arceva tablet is contraindicated in pregnant females. 

  • Breastfeeding

This medicine may not be suitable for lactating females as there is not much evidence to support if it passes into breast milk.

  • Health conditions

People with certain medical conditions, such as bradycardia or arrhythmias. This medicine is also not suitable for patients with kidney and liver issues.

  • Grapefruit juice

Consuming grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice can increase the efficacy of the medicine and cause adverse symptoms. Avoiding having grapefruit while taking this medication.

How to use Arceva Tablet 80mg/480mg?

  • Take this medicine as per your doctor's instructions
  • Do not take more than required
  • Do not prolong the treatment without your doctor's instructions
  • Take the medicine after a meal
  • Do not consume alcohol or marijuana with this medicine
  • Discuss your medical history with your doctor before taking this medicine
  • Avoid driving after taking this medicine
  • Not suitable for people under 17

Arceva Side Effects

Some common side effects of Arceva include:

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Sleeping problems
  • Weakness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Cough
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain

Drug Interactions

Arceva tablet can interact with the following drugs:

  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Azithromycin
  • Bepridil
  • Cisapride
  • Dexamethasone
  • Dronedarone
  • Phenytoin
  • Enzalutamide
  • Rifabutin
  • Rifampin
  • Sparfloxacin
  • Clozapine
  • Hydroxyzine
  • Quinine
  • Trazodone
  • Triptorelin

Storage Conditions

  • Keep the medicine in a cool, dry place
  • Keep the medicine away from sunlight and moisture
  • •Keep it out of the reach of children

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of Arceva Tablet 80mg/480mg in Pakistan?

The Arceva Tablet 80mg/480mg price in Pakistan is Rs. 516.22

What is Arceva Tablet 80mg/480mg used for?

Arceva Tablet 80mg/480mg is used in the following conditions:
  • Malaria

What is Arceva Tablet 80mg/480mg composed of?

Arceva Tablet 80mg/480mg is composed of:
  • Artemether
  • Lumefantrine

Do you need a prescription to buy Arceva Tablet 80mg/480mg?

To buy Arceva Tablet 80mg/480mg you must have a prescription signed by your doctor.


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