IMPAVIDO 50MG CAP is a Schedule H drug.

IMPAVIDO 50MG CAP is composed of: MILTEFOSINE (50.0 MG)

Miltefosine is an anti-parasitic drug used to treat leishmaniasis, a disease caused by an infection with parasites that enter the body through the bite of an infected sand fly.It acts as an Protein Kinase B (PKB) inhibitor. Miltefosine belongs to class of drugs called antimicrobial agent. It interacts with essential proteins and chemicals which are required for growth and survival of parasite, thereby causing death.


MILTEFOSINE is generally used to treat: Leishmaniasis
MILTEFOSINE can address symptoms like: Weight Loss (unintentional), Fever

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 12yrs

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Studies indicate Risk – Doctor advice is must

How Do I Take It?

IMPAVIDO 50MG CAP is generally taken With Food.

Precautions for IMPAVIDO 50MG CAP and its Constituents

  • You should not use miltefosine if you are pregnant.
  • You may need to have a negative pregnancy test before starting this treatment.
  • You should not use miltefosine if you are allergic to it.Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
  • Take with food to lessen upset stomach.
  • Do not crush, chew, break, or dissolve a miltefosine tablet. Swallow it whole.
  • Tell your doctor if you have any changes in weight.
  • Vomiting or diarrhea can cause you to become dehydrated. This can lead to kidney failure while you are taking miltefosine. Drink plenty of water each day while you are taking this medicine.
  • While using miltefosine, you may need frequent blood tests.
  • Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
  • Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing.
  • Do not administer miltefosine to the patients who have Sjögren-Larsson-Syndrome.

Symptoms of Overdosage

MILTEFOSINE over-dosage can result in: Vomit, Loose Motion

Common Side-Effects

MILTEFOSINE : Diarrhoea, Joint Pain, Nausea, Vomit, Abdomen Pain, Loss Of Appetite, Head Headache, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Body Itching, Fever, Body Discomfort, Decreased Appetite

Serious Side-Effects

MILTEFOSINE : Acute Kidney Failure, Bloody Or Red Colored Stools, Black (tar) Colored Stools, Easy Bleeding, Eyes Yellow Eyes, Dark Colored (brown) Urine, Testicular Pain

Rare Side-Effects

MILTEFOSINE : Breathlessness, Skin Rash, Difficulty Breathing, Swollen Tongue, Face Swelling

Disease Interactions

MILTEFOSINE can interfere with: Sjogren’s Syndrome, Acute Liver Failure, Acute Renal Failure, Thrombocytopenia

Technical Classification

MILTEFOSINE is categorized as:

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