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  FALCIGO
 Manufacturer Zydus Cadila
 Generic Artesunate
 Package/s Injection 60 mg, (Rs. 224.82)
  Tablet 50 mg, (Rs. 121.85)
 About Artesunate A semi-synthetic derivative of artemisinin, a sesquiterpene lactone potent blood schizonticide, Anti malarial. More details.....
 Dosage Adults- Oral- Monotherapy: 4mg/Kg loading dose on the first day followed by 2mg/Kg once a day for 6 days Combination therapy: 4mg/Kg once a day....More details.....
 Pregnancy Contraindicated (1st trimester)
 Breast Feeding Use with caution
 Old Age May be used.
 Children May be used
 Mechanism Of Action This antimalarial drug binds tightly to parasitized erythrocyte membranes. Its endoperoxide bond is responsible for antimalarial activity. Release of ....More details.....
 PharmacoKinetics Absorption- Rapidly absorbed after administration Distribution- Widely distributed in the body. High concentration is seen in liver, kidney and intes....More details.....
 AdverseEffect 1. Dizziness 2. Itching 3. Vomiting 4. Abdominal pain 5. Flatulence 6. Headache 7. Bodyache 8. Diarrhoea 9. Tinnitus 10. Alopecia 11. Macul....More details.....
 SpecialPrecautions Parenteral artesunate should be used for the treatment of severe falciparum malaria only where there is evidence that the antimalarial efficacy of qui....More details.....
 Indications 1.Uncomplicated falciparum malaria (in areas where there is evidence of chloroquine, pyrimethamine/sulfadoxine, mefloquine and quinine resistance). ....More details.....
 Interactions NULL ....More details.....
 Storage Store in a cool dry dark place.....More details.....
 MissedDosage Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.....More details.....
 Overdose Give symptomatic and supportive treatment....More details.....
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