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Arteun 50 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Arteun Tablet

Arteun 50 mg 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).

Arteun 50 mg Tablet should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Take it with food or milk, 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 weakness, loss of appetite, headache, and dizziness, 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 Arteun Tablet

Arteun Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Arteun 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. Arteun 50 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Arteun Tablet works

Arteun 50 mg Tablet is an antiparasitic medication. It works by producing harmful chemicals (free radicals) within the malarial parasite, thereby killing it.

Arteun Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Arteun 50 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Arteun 50 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Arteun 50 mg 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
Arteun 50 mg 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 Arteun 50 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Arteun 50 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Arteun Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Arteun 50 mg Tablet, please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Arteun 50 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of malaria.
  • Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Arteun 50 mg Tablet.
  • Do not start or continue Arteun 50 mg 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

Questions Related to Arteun

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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 Arteun come from?

It is derived from Artemisinin tree.

Q. Is Arteun 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 Arteun 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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