Artesunate 50 mg
Artesunate 50 mg is a water-soluble hemisuccinate derivative of artemisinin. It is unstable in neutral solution and the injectable formulation must be prepared immediately before use in 5% (w/v) sodium bicarbonate solution to
Description Of Artesunate 50mg
Artesunate 50mg is a water-soluble hemisuccinate derivative of artemisinin. It is unstable in neutral solution and the injectable formulation must be prepared immediately before use in 5% (w/v) sodium bicarbonate solution to produce the salt sodium artesunate. After parenteral administration, it is rapidly hydrolysed to the active metabolite dihydroartemisinin.
Artesunate 50mg Chemical Name
Artesunate 50mg Manufacturer
- Troikaa Pharma
Uses of Artesunate 50mg
Artesunate 50mg 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).
What is Artesunate 50mg?
Artesunate 50mgTablet is used for Chloroquine resistant malaria, Severe quinine resistant malaria and other conditions. Artesunate 50mgTablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
How Artesunate 50mg working?
Artesunate 50mg Tablet is an antiparasitic medication. It works by producing harmful chemicals (free radicals) within the malarial parasite, thereby killing it.
How is Artesunate 50mg used?
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. Artesunate 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Artesunate 50mg Indications
Take Artesunate 50mg as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take more or less than the recommended quantity and duration. It is advised to take this medicine under the supervision of a doctor or a healthcare professional.
Artesunate 50mg Dosage
- Artesunate 50mg
Contraindication Of Artesunate 50mg
Hypersensitivity to Artesunate 50mg Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Artesunate 50mg Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- First 3 months of pregnancy
Adverse effects Of Artesunate 50mg
- Abdominal pain
- Injection site pain
- Fever with body pain
- Low WBC and Platelet count
- Swelling of the liver
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Artesunate 50mg
Pregnancy - Use of this medicine in pregnant women is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. The effect of this medicine on pregnancy is not clearly established and hence should be used only in life-threatening situations.
Breast-feeding - Use of this medicine while breastfeeding is not recommended unless necessary. Your doctor will determine whether or not to use this medicine.
Severe malaria - This medicine should be used to treat malaria only when it is severe and other medicines like quinine are proving to be ineffective.
Medicine induced fever - This medicine can cause fever as a side effect.
Liver/kidney impairment - This medicine should be used with caution in patients having an impaired liver/kidney function. If the impairment is very severe then the use of this medicine should be avoided.
Storage Conditions for Artesunate 50mg
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.