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Arteross Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Introduction

Arteross Tablet 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).

Arteross Tablet should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Take it with food, preferably at a fixed time. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned.

Some people may experience a headache, weakness and loss of appetite, as the side effects of this medicine. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. You may be monitored with blood tests once a week for 4 weeks to detect the presence of malarial parasites.

Uses of Arteross Tablet

Side effects of Arteross Tablet

Common
  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Arteross Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Arteross Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Arteross Tablet works

Arteross Tablet is an antiparasitic medication. It works by producing harmful chemicals (free radicals) within the malarial parasite, thereby killing it.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Arteross Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Arteross Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Arteross Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Arteross Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Arteross Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Arteross Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Arteross Tablet?

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

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Quick Tips

  • Arteross Tablet is used in the treatment of malaria.
  • Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Arteross Tablet.
  • Do not start or continue Arteross Tablet 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 it because you may feel sleepy.

Patient Concerns

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Malaria PV Repeatedly attacks.Just completed Chloroquine+Primaquine Radical treatment with Ofloxacin 200. Though it may com after 3 months or 12 months.I am a Hospital pharmacist and learnt about SYNRIAM TABLET (SUN Pharma).Can I take it ??
Dr. Kamal Rijhwani
General Physician
Get inj emal for 3 days intramuscular
Having high fever and little chest congestion, college gave levatos 500mg one tablet for 3 days and crocin tablets. Temperature is still not coming down, temp rises to 102deg
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
do dengue and malaria test
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FAQs

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

Q. Where does Arteross come from?

It is derived from Artemisinin tree.

Q. Is Arteross banned in India?

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

Q. How does Arteross work?

It acts by producing free radicals which kills the malarial parasite (Plasmodium)

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References
  1. Rosenthal PJ. Antiprotozoal Drugs. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. p. 911.
  2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Artesunate. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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