Calsunate DS Tablet

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Calibar Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Calsunate DS NA Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Pregnancy
121.27
₹20.21/Tablet
6 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Calsunate DS Tablet

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Uses of Calsunate DS Tablet

Calsunate DS Tablet 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 Calsunate DS Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Calsunate DS 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Calsunate DS Tablet at a fixed time.

How Calsunate DS Tablet works

Calsunate ds tablet acts by producing free radicals within the malarial parasite, which kills it.

In Depth Information on Calsunate DS Tablet

Expert advice for Calsunate DS Tablet

  • 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 Calsunate DS Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Calsunate DS Tablet 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
SAFE
Calsunate DS Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human
studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Calsunate DS Tablet alters the abili
ty to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Calsuna
te DS Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Calsunate DS NA Tablet

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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