Medicine Overview of Viasunate Powder for Injection
Viasunate 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).
Side Effects of Viasunate are Headache, Dizziness, Weakness, Loss of appetite.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Viasunate 60 mg Injection is an antiparasitic medication. It works by producing harmful chemicals (free radicals) within the malarial parasite, thereby killing it.
In Depth Information on Viasunate Powder for Injection
- 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.
Viasunate Powder for Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Viasunate 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.
Viasunate 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.
Viasunate 60 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Viasunate 60 mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Viasunate 60 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Viasunate 60 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.
Questions Related to Viasunate
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
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
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
Cooling chillis, some head throwing symptomsDear doctor,Feeling shivering some times and BP is normal but unable to stand or sit properly due to distubense in head,please suggest me
Dr. Tapas Kumbhkar
Tab Dolo 650mg BD Adv- CBC, MALARIA antigen
I got fever 2 times in last 2 weeks , having weakness not willing to have food , not eating properly, also I am not getting sleep at proper time in night, always get late sleep
Dr. Pushkar Mani
do Dengue ns1y test and also Igg & igmand Malaria card test
Sir I m suffering from fever since 10 day and I had used zifi200, paracetamol but there is no relief pls suggest which antibiotic I can use
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
you need to get CBC, Urine REME, Chest x ray, Malaria antigens beside a detailed clinical check up to find the cause of fever
Around 8-9 months ago i got malaria and typhoid after that Whenever I use to eat any junk food or Oily food or masala food I got gas or indigestion why this is happening
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
avoid junk food and take antacid tab for 3 months early morning . thanks
Dear Doctor i have fever from last day whole night i was suffering with fever and i have taken last night cefixime+ paracetamol but after taken paracetamol i have to go for toilet many times8-9 times kindly suggest the medicine
Dr. Pushkar Mani
take Aceclo plus twice a day for 3 daysno need of antibiotic like cefixime , because it could be simply seasonal feverif no correction found than do, test for dengue, malaria & typhoidWIDAL, MALARIA CARD TEST, AND DENGUE Igg, IGM & NS1 test
Frequently asked questions about Viasunate Powder for Injection
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 Viasunate come from?
It is derived from Artemisinin tree.
Q. Is Viasunate 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 Viasunate work?
It acts by producing free radicals which kills the malarial parasite (Plasmodium)
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