Medicine Overview of Artimisa Injection
Artimisa 80mg 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).
Decreased appetite, Headache, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Cough.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Artimisa 80mg Injection acts by producing free radicals within the malarial parasite, which kills it.
In Depth Information on Artimisa Injection
- Take artemether tablet with food or drink rich in fat such as milk.
- Crush or chew the tablet and swallow it with a glass of water in case of young children.
- Do not drive or operate machinery after taking artemether because you may feel sleep.
- Do not take artemether if you have severe type of malaria infection.
- Do not take artemether if you are if you are in first 3 months of pregnancy or breast feeding.
Artimisa Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Artimisa 80mg 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.
Artimisa 80mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Artimisa 80mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Artimisa 80mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Artimisa 80mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Artimisa 80mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Artimisa 80mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Artemether, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Artimisa Injection
Q. How effective is artemether?
Artemether is effective at prescribed dose for the particular disease condition as suggested by your doctor
Q. What is artemether lumefantrine/artemether injection used for?
It is used for treating uncomplicated malaria. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. How does artemether lumefantrine work?
Artemether and lumefantrine together work by killing the malarial parasite called Plasmodium falciparum.
Artimisa interacts with these medicines
Taking Artimisa with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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