Artesunate Atlantic

Artesunate Atlantic Indications/Uses



Atlantic Lab


Atlantic Pharma
Full Prescribing Info
Tab: Artesunate is the preparation for killing the erythrocytic stage of plasmodium asexual form.
It is effective to malaria caused by chloroquine-resistant strain of Plasmodium falciparum, can quickly and reliably control the acute attack of malaria. It is suitable to salvage the patients with critical malaria, and treat P. falciparum malaria and P. vivax malaria.
Artesunate should be used as combination with other antimalarial drugs which have long half life such as mefloquine, amodiaquine, sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine.
Combinations of antimalarials are now recommended by WHO for the treatment of falciparum malaria.
Inj: Artesunate for injection is an antimalarial drug. It acts on the asexual forms of malaria parasites with high, quick-efficiency to bring about control of an acute attack but no effect on the gametocytes of Plasmodium falciparum. It has advantages of no cross resistance to chloroquine. It is used to treat cerebral malaria and serious malaria patients in emergency.
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