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Azunate 60mg Injection


Overview

Introduction

Azunate 60mg 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).

Azunate 60mg Injection is administered as an injection by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self administer. It is given in cases where oral administration is not possible.

Some people may experience a headache, dizziness, weakness, and loss of appetite, as the 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 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 Azunate Injection

Side effects of Azunate Injection

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Azunate Injection

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

How Azunate Injection works

Azunate 60mg Injection 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 Azunate 60mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Azunate 60mg Injection 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
Azunate 60mg Injection 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
Azunate 60mg Injection 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 Azunate 60mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Azunate 60mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Azunate Injection?

If you miss a dose of Azunate 60mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Azunate 60mg Injection is used in the treatment of malaria.
  • Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Azunate 60mg Injection.
  • Do not start or continue Azunate 60mg Injection 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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How many e mail injection should be inject in p vivex malaria
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
The question itself is not relevant
Had mild chikangunya viral infection. Fever is gone but the joint pain is there since 2 weeks. How can I cure it completely? Pain is in shoulder, knees, wrist and right above hip area
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
U can take tab etoshine 60mg twice daily for 5days
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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 Azunate come from?

It is derived from Artemisinin tree.

Q. Is Azunate 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 Azunate work?

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

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References
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