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Synriam 150/750Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Arterolane, Piperaquine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: June 18, 2019

Synriam 150/750Mg Tablet is a combination of the maleate derivative of Arterolane with piperaquine phosphate to treat patients suffering from malaria. This combination of chemicals is administered orally to the patients, and is commonly available in the form of tablets. It works by killing the malaria causing agent, Plasmodium sp., by using its own chemical waste (from the infection) against it.

Possible side effects of this medication include headaches, nausea, vomiting, dyspepsia, anorexia and a general weakness or fatigue. Your recommended dosage will be based on various factors such as your medical condition, along with any pre-existing medical conditions that you might have. Avoid using this medicine if you are already taking other drugs to treat malaria. Exercise caution if you are an elderly patient. Avoid using this drug if you are being treated for any fungal infection, bacterial infection, allergic reactions, drug addiction, high levels of cholesterol, certain cancers, or any mental disorders like depression.

Avoid using this medicine if you are suffering from severe malaria, in which case your heart, kidney, lungs and liver will have been affected. Do not use if you have any heart complaints like arrhythmia. You should not take this medication if you are allergic to it.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Synriam 150/750mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Synriam 150/750mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Synriam 150/750Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of malaria. It prevents heme detoxification by interacting with iron-bound ferriprotoporphyrin IX. It also prevents a group of intracellular enzymes. This drug is in combination with piperaquine, another anti-malaria drug, which is a bisquinoline compound, it stops the formation of the malarial pigment hemozoin by chemically inhibiting heme crystallization process of the malarial parasites.

Ques: What is Synriam 150 750mg tablet?

Ans: Synriam 150/750Mg Tablet is a maleate derivative of Arterolane along with piperaquine phosphate in combination, mainly to treat patients suffering from malaria. It contains Arterolane and Piperaquine as active ingredients. Synriam 150/750Mg Tablet works by killing the malarial parasite; killing the parasite with its own chemical waste produced during infection.

Ques: What is the use of Synriam 150 750mg tablet?

Ans: Synriam 150/750Mg Tablet is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases such as malaria. This medicine works by increasing the levels of heme in the blood which is toxic to the malarial parasite. This kills the parasite and stops the infection from spreading. The patient should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using Synriam 150/750Mg Tablet to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the side effects of Synriam 150 750mg tablet?

Ans: This is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of Synriam 150/750Mg Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects have been observed and not necessarily occur. Some of these side-effects may be serious. These include abdominal pain, vomiting, headache, general weakness, and nausea. Apart from these, using this medicine may further lead to anorexia, dyspepsia, cough, dizziness, and anemia. If any of these symptoms occur often or on daily basis, a doctor should be urgently consulted.

Ques: Can I take Synriam when I am pregnant?

Ans: No, the use of Synriam 150/750Mg Tablet is not recommended during pregnancy as it may harm the fetus. The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects and should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Synriam 150/750Mg Tablet?

Ans: Synriam 150 / 750Mg Tablet should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets. The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects and should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects. It is a prescribed medication.

Ques: How long do I need to use synriam 150 750mg tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: In Most of the cases the average time taken by this medication, to reach its peak effect is within 1 day to 3 days, before noticing improvement in the condition. But the same experience is not mandatory to everyone and so, it is not a recommended time period for this medication's action. Please consult your doctor, for the time period you need to consume this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use synriam 150 750mg tablet?

Ans: The duration of effect for this medicine is once a day to once a week, depending on the severity of the patient’s condition. Therefore the frequency of consumption of this medication will vary from person to person, it is advised to follow proper prescription of the doctor, directed according to the condition.

Ques: Should I use synriam 150 750mg tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is common to consume orally and the salts involved in this medication react properly, if it is taken with the food. If you take it with an empty stomach, it may cause stomach upset. Please consult the doctor before use.
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