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RTSUNATE 60 MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 250.81 for 1 vial(s) (5 ML injection each)
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Composition for RTSUNATE

Artesunate(60 mg)

food interaction for RTSUNATE

alcohol interaction for RTSUNATE

pregnancy interaction for RTSUNATE

lactation interaction for RTSUNATE

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Rtsunate 60 mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Rtsunate 60 mg injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Rtsunate 60 mg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for RTSUNATE

Artesunate(60 mg)

Uses

Rtsunate 60 mg injection is used to treat chloroquine resistant malaria and complicated malaria like cerebral malaria.

How it works

Rtsunate 60 mg injection belongs to class of medications called anti-malarial. It acts by producing free radicals which kills the malarial parasite (Plasmodium).

Common side effects

Abnormal blood cell count, Abnormal liver function tests, Anemia, Bradycardia, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Gastrointestinal disturbance, Altered heart rate, Feeling of discomfort, Stomach pain, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for RTSUNATE

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Expert advice for RTSUNATE

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for RTSUNATE

Artesunate

 
Q. Is artesunate banned in India?
No, it is available in India with doctor’s prescription only.
 
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. 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. Does artesunate contain sulphur?
No, it does not contain sulphur.
 
Q. How does artesunate work?
It acts by producing free radicals which kills the malarial parasite (Plasmodium) Q. Where does artesunate come from? It is derived from Artemisinin tree.

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Content on this page was last updated on 29 April, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)