What is Artesunate?
Artesunate Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Chloroquine Resistant Falciparum Malaria, Cerebral Malaria and other conditions.
Artesunate Tablet contains Artesunate as an active ingredient.
Artesunate Tablet works by producing free radicals which kills the malarial parasite.
Detailed information related to Artesunate Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Artesunate Tablet Uses
Artesunate Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Chloroquine Resistant Falciparum Malaria
- Cerebral Malaria
Artesunate Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Artesunate Tablet improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
- Producing free radicals which kills the malarial parasite.
Artesunate Tablet Composition and Active Ingredients
Artesunate Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Artesunate Tablet Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Artesunate Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Abnormal Liver Function
- Slow Heart Rate
- Abnormal Blood Counts
- Feeling Sick
Artesunate Tablet Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.