Artesunate

Overview

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Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Artesunate's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

2.4 mg/kg2.4 (2.4)As recommended.IMSevere malaria: This dose is followed by 1.2mg/Kg at 12 and 24 hours then 1.2mg/Kg daily for 6 days. If the patient can swallow, the daily dose can be given orally.
2.4 mg/kg2.4 (2.4)As recommended.IVSevere malaria: This dose is followed by 1.2mg/Kg daily until the patient can take orally artesunate or another effective antimalarial drug.
4 mg/kg4 (4)As recommended.POMonotherapy: 4mg/Kg loading dose on the first day followed by 2mg/Kg once a day for 6 days.
4 mg/kg4 (4)As recommended.POCombination therapy: 4mg/Kg once a day for 3 days plus mefloqine (15mg or 25mg of base per Kg) as a single dose or split dose on the second and/or third day.

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

No data regarding the Paedriatic dosage details of Artesunate is available.

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

No data regarding the neonatal dosage details of Artesunate is available.

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Artesunate

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Manufacturers of Artesunate in Pakistan

FOCUS & RULZ Genix Genome Hilton Mediate Tabros Weather Wilshire

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