Artesunate Atlantic

Artesunate Atlantic

artesunate

Manufacturer:

Atlantic Lab

Distributor:

Atlantic Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Artesunate
Indications/Uses
Tab: Chloroquine-resistant malaria strain of Plasmodium falciparum. Critical malaria & Plasmodium falciparum & Plasmodium vivax malaria in combination w/ other antimalarial drugs. Inj: Cerebral malaria & serious malaria patients in emergency.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab Combination therapy: Initially 200 mg of artesunate & 750 mg of mefloquine. 2nd day: 200 mg of artesunate & 500 mg of mefloquine. 3rd day: 200 mg of artesunate & 30 mg of primaquine. IV/IM Adult 1.2 mg/kg as slow IV for 3-4 mL/min. Repeat dose every 4, 24 & 48 hr after 1st dose. Childn <7 yr 1.5 mg/kg for 3-4 mL/min. Repeat dose at 4, 24 & 48 hr after 1st dose.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Patients w/ cardiac, hepatic, renal & GI disease.
Adverse Reactions
Tab: Bone marrow depression. Reticulocytopenia. Inj: Parenchymal damage in stomach mucosa & intestines.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
P01BE03 - artesunate ; Belongs to the class of artemisinin and derivative antimalarials.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Artesunate Atlantic inj 60 mg
Packing/Price
1's
Form
Artesunate Atlantic tab 50 mg
Packing/Price
12's
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