NOPHELIS FORTE TABLETS is a combination medicine used to treat non-severe malaria when certain other antimalarial medications become ineffective. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a severe or complicated malaria. Also, it should not be used for malaria prevention.
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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. Nophelis Forte is to be taken with food.
Nophelis Forte 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.
It is advised to keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. It should be kept out of reach of children. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture..
No, Nophelis Forte is considered to be harmful for women in their first trimester of pregnancy. The reason being, it increases the chances of fetal loss.
Take Nophelis Forte with food, exactly as prescribed by your doctor. This medicine is usually taken twice a day with a meal for 3 days, or as directed. On your first day of treatment, take your first dose with food, followed by your second dose 8 hours later. Then for the next 2 days, take one dose in the morning and one dose in the evening. Patients should be encouraged to resume normal eating as soon as food can be tolerated, since this improves the absorption of the medicine.
The use of Nophelis Forte is considered to be harmful for patients with a known hypersensitivity to any of the active or inactive ingredients of the medicine. Caution is advised in patients with cases of severe malaria and in the first trimester of pregnancy.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
NOPHELIS FORTE TABLETS is probably safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
NOPHELIS FORTE TABLETS is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby. Avoid prolonged use of NOPHELIS FORTE TABLETS , since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Not relevant, as NOPHELIS FORTE TABLETS is intended for use in hospitalized patients.
There is limited information available on the use of NOPHELIS FORTE TABLETS in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of NOPHELIS FORTE TABLETS in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.