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Chinsunate 60 MG Description
Chinsunate Powder For Injection is an antimalarial medicine used to treat severe malaria. It contains artesunate. Your doctor will add other antimalarial medicines along with this injection to treat
your malaria infection completely. Headache, nausea, discomfort are some common side effects of Falcigo injection. However, these are temporary and go away on their own. Before starting this medicine, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.
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Uses of Chinsunate 60 MG
Chinsunate Powder For Injection is used for the treatment of severe malaria in adults and children.
Contraindications of Chinsunate 60 MG
If you are allergic to Artesunate or any other ingredient of Chinsunate Powder For Injection.
Side effects of Chinsunate 60 MG
- Sickness (nausea)
- Abdominal pain or discomfort
- Blood-related abnormalities (low red blood cell count, low platelet count)
- Rashes, itching
Precautions and Warnings of Chinsunate 60 MG
Can I take Chinsunate Powder For Injection during pregnancy?
Limited information is available on the use of Falcigo Injection in pregnant women. Use in pregnancy is not recommended.
Can I take Chinsunate Powder For Injection while breastfeeding?
Components of Falcigo injection pass into breastmilk. Use of this injection during breastfeeding should be avoided.
Can I drive if I have taken Chinsunate Powder For Injection?
Chinsunate Powder For Injection does not affect your ability to drive but you should avoid driving till you get well completely.
Can I consume alcohol with Chinsunate Powder For Injection?
Alcohol is not known to interact with Chinsunate Powder For Injection. However, if you consume alcohol too often, discuss it with your doctor.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You experience rashes, itching, swelling on face and inside the mouth, difficulty in breathing, inform your doctor immediately.
- You may be asked for regular blood tests as this medicine may disturb some blood counts.
- You have any other health condition.
Mode of Action of Chinsunate 60 MG
How Does It Work?
Chinsunate Powder For Injection contains Artesunate which inhibits the growth and survival of malaria parasites even in cases where quinine has failed to respond. However, this injection alone is not enough and should be given along with some other antimalarial medicines for complete and effective control of infection....
Directions for Use of Chinsunate 60 MG
- Chinsunate Powder For Injection will be given by a doctor or nurse in a hospital/clinic.
- Do not self-inject. Follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor/nurse.
Interactions of Chinsunate 60 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Concomitant administration with medicines such as ritonavir, nevirapine, rifampin, carbamazepine and phenytoin decreases the blood concentration of Chinsunate Powder For Injection.
- Medicines like axitinib, vandetanib, imatinib and diclofenac should be given with caution as they may increase the adverse effects of Chinsunate Powder For Injection.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines or herbal supplements that you are taking before starting this injection.
Storage and disposal of Chinsunate 60 MG
Store Chinsunate Powder For Injection at a temperature of 20° to 25°C. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets. Discard any unused medicine.
Dosage of Chinsunate 60 MG
- Chinsunate Powder For Injection will be given by a doctor or nurse. Thus, the chances of overdose are unlikely. However, if you experience any discomfort or specific symptoms, inform your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital....
Missed a Dose
It is unlikely that the dose of Chinsunate Powder For Injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare set up. However, if you have missed taking any dose of this injection, inform your doctor or nurse immediately....
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is Chinsunate Powder For Injection?
A: Chinsunate Powder For Injection is an antimalarial medicine.
Q: Is Chinsunate Powder For Injection effective in the treatment of quinine resistant malaria?
A: Yes, Chinsunate Powder For Injection is effective in cases of quinine resistance.
Q: How to use Chinsunate Powder For Injection?
A: Chinsunate Powder For Injection is available as a white powder in a vial, which comes with a diluent liquid in another vial. Your doctor/nurse will mix it properly and administer the medicine as intravenous bolus slowly.
Q: Is Chinsunate Powder For Injection effective in treating all types and stages of malaria parasite?
A: No, Chinsunate Powder For Injection is ineffective against hypnozoite liver stage forms of Plasmodium. Hence, another antimalarial medicine is given along with this for complete cure of infection.
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