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R-Tan 60 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of R-Tan Injection

R-Tan 60 mg 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).

R-Tan Injection side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Loss of appetite

How to use R-Tan Injection

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

How R-Tan Injection works

R-Tan 60 mg Injection is an antiparasitic medication. It works by producing harmful chemicals (free radicals) within the malarial parasite, thereby killing it.

R-Tan Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
R-Tan 60 mg 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.
Lactation
R-Tan 60 mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
R-Tan 60 mg Injection 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 R-Tan 60 mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of R-Tan 60 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of R-Tan Injection?

If you miss a dose of R-Tan 60 mg Injection, 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 R-Tan

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Dear sir, I have infected with malaria can you tell proper treatment my platelets is less than 48 k please guide me
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
malaria mai platelet kyu kam hoga
My son have maleriya and dengue positive. As per blood reports Platelets are 1.95 Next day 1.70 Yesterday 1.85 lacks Admitted in nursing home Continue drip for fluid deficiency taking care Now What we have to take careAlso bp normal Ultrasound normal Chest x ray normalAll other blood reports normal
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
All that is required for Dengue is Plenty of fluids and what I gather from your information , he does not require hospitalisation . For malaria he must have already got treatmentfor more information on Dengue read my article http://knockknockdoctor.blogspot.in/2016/08/dengue.html
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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 R-Tan come from?

It is derived from Artemisinin tree.

Q. Is R-Tan 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 R-Tan work?

It acts by producing free radicals which kills the malarial parasite (Plasmodium)
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Manimajra, Punjab
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MRP
180
1 Injection in 1 vial
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