Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection

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Introduction

Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection is an antiparasitic medication. It is used in the treatment of malaria. It is not used to prevent malaria or to treat severe malaria (where it has affected the brain, lungs, or kidneys).

Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection is administered as an injection under the supervision of a doctor or a nurse and should not be self-administered.

Some people may experience vomiting, headache, nausea, and abdominal pain as side effects of this medicine. You may also notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling, or redness. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist.

Uses of Artefar Injection

Benefits of Artefar Injection

In Malaria

Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection is an antimalarial medicine and is used alone or with other medications to treat malaria (a serious or life-threatening illness that is spread by a parasite that enters the human body by the bite of infected mosquitoes). However, this medicine should not be used to prevent malaria or to treat severe cases of malaria. This medicine is given by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. Refrain from taking any other medicines or antacids along with this medicine (unless advised by the doctor) as they may affect the absorption of this medicine. Do not use this medicine for treating any other condition without consulting your doctor.

Side effects of Artefar Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Artefar

  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Artefar Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Artefar Injection works

Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection is an antiparasitic medication. It works by producing harmful chemicals (free radicals) within the malarial parasite, thereby killing it.

Safety advice

Alcohol
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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
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Information regarding the use of Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
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Information regarding the use of Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
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It is not known whether Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
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There is limited information available on the use of Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
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There is limited information available on the use of Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Artefar Injection?

If you miss a dose of Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection is given as an injection under the supervision of a doctor.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • Do not take this medicine if you are in the first 3 months of pregnancy. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice flu-like symptoms such as chills, fever, muscle pains and any changes in a heartbeat.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Sesquiterpene lactones
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI MALARIALS
Action Class
Antimalarial- Artemisinin and derivatives

Patient concerns

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Which medicine use for Malaria? What is eating in Malaria?
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
The medicine depends upon symptoms and stage of disease
Suffering from maleria since 10 days please give me prescription
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
how do u know u have malariaand which type malaria u have
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FAQs

Q. Who should not use Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection?

Use of Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection should be avoided in patients who are allergic to Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection or any of its components. However, if you are not aware of any allergy or if you are using Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection for the first time, consult your doctor.

Q. What should I tell my doctor before starting treatment with Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection?

Before starting treatment with Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection, inform your doctor if you have any other health condition like a kidney- or heart-related problems. This is because certain medical conditions may affect your treatment and you may even need dose modifications. Also, let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Q. Is Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection safe?

Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. How is Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection administered?

Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection should be administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get the maximum benefit from Artefar 150mg/2ml Injection.

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References

  1. Mohanty S, Mishra SK, Satpathy SK, et al. α, β-Arteether for the treatment of complicated falciparum malaria. Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 1997;91(3):328-30. [Accessed 30 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: December, 2021

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