Artesunate + Mefloquine
Information about Artesunate + Mefloquine
Artesunate + mefloquine uses
Artesunate+Mefloquine is used in the treatment of malaria.
How artesunate + mefloquine works
This is a combination of two antiparasitic medicines: Artesunate and Mefloquine which treat malaria. They work by increasing the levels of haeme in the blood, a substance toxic to the malarial parasite. This kills the parasite and stops the infection from spreading.
Common side effects of artesunate + mefloquine
Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach upset, Stomach pain, Dizziness, Headache, Sleepiness, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Muscle pain, Skin rash, Tiredness