Arteross 60mg Injection

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Composition for Arteross 60mg Injection

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Primarily used for

38.75
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Arteross Injection

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Uses of Arteross Injection

Arteross 60mg Injection 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).
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Side effects of Arteross Injection

Common

Decreased appetite, Headache, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Cough.

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How to use Arteross Injection

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

How Arteross Injection works

Arteross 60mg injection acts by producing free radicals within the malarial parasite, which kills it.

In Depth Information on Arteross Injection

Expert advice for Arteross Injection

  • Do not start or continue the artesunate tablets and consult your doctor If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to artesunate.
  • Do not start or continue the artesunate tablets and consult your doctor you are in first 3 months of pregnancy  or If you are breast feeding.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery after taking artesunate because you may feel sleepy.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Arteross 60mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Arteross 60mg Injection 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.
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Lactation
Arteross 60mg Injection is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Arteross 60mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Arteros
s 60mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Arteros
s 60mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Artesunate, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Arteross 60mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Artesunate

Q. What is artesunate amodiaquine/ Winthrop/artesunate injection?
These are trade names of artesunate containing products. It is used for the treatment of malaria. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Does artesunate contain sulphur?
No, it does not contain sulphur
It is derived from Artemisinin tree.
No, it is available in India with doctor's prescription only
Q. Why is artesunate better than quinine?
Intramuscular or intravenous injection of artesunate has shown better treatment effects than quinine. Always consult your doctor regarding its use
It acts by producing free radicals which kills the malarial parasite (Plasmodium)
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