Lampit

Active Ingredient(s): Nifurtimox
FDA Approved: * August 6, 2020
Pharm Company: * BAYER HEALTHCARE
Category: Antiprotozoal / Anthelmintic

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Lampit Overview

Nifurtimox, sold under the brand name Lampit, is a medication used to treat Chagas disease and sleeping sickness.[1][4] For sleeping sickness it is used together with eflornithine in nifurtimox-eflornithine combination treatment.[4] In Chagas disease it is a second-line option to benznidazole.[5] It is given by mouth.[1] Common side effects include abdominal pain, headache, nausea, and weight loss.[1&#...

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minimizing side affects of Lampit

I recently ( 3 weeks ago) began to take Lampit to kill the chaga parasite. Prior to this situation I have enjoyed almost perfect health.I do not take drugs of anykind. I am 68 years old and I am fit and do Yoga every day. I was told I had to take 51/2 pills daily. I did so for the first 2 days and I was horribly sick, headaches nausea diarea so I cut waay back to 2 pills and slowly have worked my way up to 41/2 for two consecutive days But today I am suffering from the same severe symptoms I experienced in the 1st 2 days. I would like suggestions as to what I might do to reduce my extreme discomfort. I also am confused about dosages and length of time required to take the medication. I was told by the Dr two months. The package indicates lower daily doses for three months.Any suggestion...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Nifurtimox
  • Tablet: 120mg, 30mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Lampit: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 50419-750 Lampit 30 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 50419-751 Lampit 120 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Other drugs which contain Nifurtimox or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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minimizing side affects of Lampit
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