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L Sunate Tablet


Overview

Uses of L Sunate Tablet

L Sunate 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).

L Sunate Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Loss of appetite

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

How L Sunate Tablet works

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

L Sunate Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
L Sunate 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.
Lactation
L Sunate Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
L Sunate Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of L Sunate Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of L Sunate Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of L Sunate Tablet?

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

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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to L Sunate

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Having temperature 102 degree and l thoda Sa gla khrab h n thodi so khasi h Please suggest medicine blood test TLC DLC MALARIA TEST karvaya h normal h sb SIMPLE PCM DI PR TEMPERATURE FIR BHI 101-102 H
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
There are many underlying causes of your symptoms. Specific treatment can not be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Please consult Pediatrician. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment.
I have acidity problem obtained due to over medication for treatment of brain malaria 5years back. Presently I am using sompraz-l but I am feeling ihalelation is proper for me as it takes some difficulty to inhale
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
for any question related to medicine please ask doctor
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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 L Sunate come from?

It is derived from Artemisinin tree.

Q. Is L Sunate 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 L Sunate work?

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

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