Fal Q EC Tablet

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Fal Q Ec Information

Fal Q Ec is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Malaria, Cerebral Malaria. Other than this, Fal Q Ec has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The right dosage of Fal Q Ec depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed Fal Q Ec side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Fal Q Ec are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

In addition, Fal Q Ec's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Mild for lactating mothers. In addition, Fal Q Ec's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Fal Q Ec related warnings section.

Fal Q Ec is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Myasthenia Gravis (MG), Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate), Drug Allergy are examples of such conditions. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Fal Q Ec contraindications section.

Drug reaction of Fal Q Ec with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for Fal Q Ec, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



Fal Q Ec Benefits & Uses

Fal Q Ec is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Fal Q Ec Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Malaria
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 648 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 8 hourly
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Malaria
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 648 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 8 hourly
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Fal Q Ec Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Fal Q Ec safe for pregnant women?


    Fal Q Ec has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Fal Q Ec without medical advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Fal Q Ec safe during breastfeeding?


    Side effects of Fal Q Ec on breastfeeding women are very mild.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Fal Q Ec on the Kidneys?


    Fal Q Ec may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Fal Q Ec on the Liver?


    Fal Q Ec has very mild side effects on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Fal Q Ec on the Heart?


    You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Fal Q Ec. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, and do as he/she suggests.

    Moderate


Severe Interaction of Fal Q Ec with Other Drugs

Fal Q Ec should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate

Mild



Fal Q Ec Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Fal Q Ec unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Fal Q Ec

  • Is this Fal Q Ec habit forming or addictive?


    Forming a habit of Fal Q Ec has not been reported.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Fal Q Ec does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Fal Q Ec should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Fal Q Ec is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Fal Q Ec Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Fal Q Ec


    Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Fal Q Ec and food will interact.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Fal Q Ec


    Taking [medicine] and alcohol at the same time may lead to mild side effects. Contact your doctor right away if you observe any side effects.

    Mild


Frequently asked Questions about Fal Q Ec

Question about 5 years ago

Can Fal Q Ec cause headache?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

Rarely, Fal Q Ec causes a headache. It is a known side effect of this drug. If you experience a severe headache after taking this drug, take a mild painkiller, apply balms and complete rest. Even if the pain does not subside then discuss it with your doctor.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Fal Q Ec prevent malaria?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Fal Q Ec is used to prevent and treat malaria caused by parasites Plasmodium species which are Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium malariae, Plasmodium ovale, and Plasmodium vivax. It works by interfering in the parasite's ability to break down and digest hemoglobin. Malarial parasites need hemoglobin for growth and survival. Fal Q Ec binds with the hemoglobin and forms a complex with it which is toxic for the parasite only. This results in starvation and death of parasites due to building up of the toxic levels.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Fal Q Ec cause anemia?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

Rarely, Fal Q Ec causes microangiopathic hemolytic anemia as well as thrombocytopenia (low platelet count). It is a known side effect of this drug. If you are experiencing tiredness or shortness of breath or bleeding then discuss it with your doctor without further delay.

Question over 4 years ago

Can I take Fal Q Ec with paracetamol?

Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Fal Q Ec can be taken with paracetamol. No interaction has been reported between them. It is safe to take Fal Q Ec along with paracetamol if it does not exceed recommended doses. 

Question over 4 years ago

Is Fal Q Ec helpful in night leg cramps?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Fal Q Ec is used in the treatment of night-leg cramps but some night leg side effects have been associated with its use in night-leg cramps and the evidence suggests debatable results. Your doctor may compare risk to benefit ratio, if the benefit outweighs the risk then he might prescribe you this drug for night leg cramps.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Qualaquin (quinine sulfate)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 825-826



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