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What is Falcigo?

Falcigo Tablet is used for Chloroquine resistant malaria, Severe quinine resistant malaria and other conditions. Falcigo Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Falcigo Tablet contains Artesunate as an active ingredient.
Falcigo Tablet works by killing the malarial parasite.
Zydus Cadila manufactures Falcigo Tablet.
Detailed information related to Falcigo Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Falcigo Tablet Uses

Falcigo Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
References: 1
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Falcigo Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Falcigo Tablet improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
References: 2

Falcigo Tablet - Composition and Active Ingredients

Falcigo Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Falcigo Tablet - Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Falcigo Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
References: 3
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Falcigo Tablet - Precautions & How to Use

Before using Falcigo Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

Falcigo Tablet - Drug Interactions

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Falcigo Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Falcigo Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
  • Chloroquine
  • HIV drugs
  • Mefloquine
  • Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
  • Primaquine
  • Protease inhibitors
References: 4
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Falcigo Tablet - Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Falcigo Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Falcigo Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
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Where to Buy Falcigo Tablet

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Falcigo Tablet - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Falcigo Tablet safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
    Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
  • Is Falcigo Tablet safe while breastfeeding?
  • Can Falcigo Tablet be used for chloroquine resistant malaria and severe quinine resistant malaria?
    Yes, chloroquine resistant malaria and severe quinine resistant malaria are among the most common reported uses for Falcigo Tablet. Please do not use Falcigo Tablet for chloroquine resistant malaria and severe quinine resistant malaria without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Falcigo Tablet.
  • At what frequency do I need to use Falcigo Tablet? website users have reported once a day and twice a day as the most common frequency of using Falcigo Tablet. Please follow your doctor's advice on how often you need to Falcigo Tablet. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as frequency of using Falcigo Tablet.
  • Should I consume Falcigo Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food? website users have most commonly reported consuming Falcigo Tablet after food. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as timing of using Falcigo Tablet.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Falcigo Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Falcigo Tablet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Falcigo Tablet

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
References: 5, 6, 7, 8

Overdosage of Falcigo Tablet

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Falcigo Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
References: 9, 10, 11

Storage of Falcigo Tablet

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Falcigo Tablet.
References: 12, 13, 14, 15

Expired Falcigo Tablet

  • Taking a single dose of expired Falcigo Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
References: 16, 17

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

Questions - Falcigo Tablet

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Falcigo Tablet - Packages and Strengths

Falcigo Tablet is available in the following packages and strengths
Falcigo Tablet - Packages: 4 Tablet
Falcigo Tablet - Strengths: 50MG

Falcigo Tablet - Manufacturers

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Falcigo Tablet - Demographic Information


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  2. Lisewski, A. M.; Quiros, J. P.; Ng, C. L.; Adikesavan, A. K.; Miura, K; Putluri, N; Eastman, R. T.; Scanfeld, D; Regenbogen, S. J.; Altenhofen, L; Llinás, M; Sreekumar, A; Long, C; Fidock, D. A.; Lichtarge, O (2014). "Supergenomic Network Compression and the Discovery of EXP1 as a Glutathione Transferase Inhibited by Artesunate". Cell. 158 (4): 916–28. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2014.07.011. PMID 25126794. - Accessed: October 12, 2016.
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  9. National Institute of Drug Abuse (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
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  11. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  12. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  13. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  14. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  15. World Health Organization: - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
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  17. Harvard Medical School (2016). - Accessed: May 1, 2016.

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