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Fesunate 60mg Injection

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Fesunate 60 MG Description

Fesunate 60mg Inj 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

nfection 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.

Product Summary

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ContainsArtesunate(60.0 Mg)
UsesMalaria
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting
TherapyANTI-MALARIAL
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Uses of Fesunate 60 MG

Fesunate 60mg Inj is used for the treatment of severe malaria in adults and children.

Contraindications of Fesunate 60 MG

If you are allergic to Artesunate or any other ingredient of Fesunate 60mg Inj .

Side effects of Fesunate 60 MG

  • Headache
  • Sickness (nausea)
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain or discomfort
  • Blood-related abnormalities (low red blood cell count, low platelet count)
  • Rashes, itching

Precautions and Warnings of Fesunate 60 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Fesunate 60mg Inj during pregnancy?
A:
Limited information is available on the use of Falcigo Injection in pregnant women. Use in pregnancy is not recommended.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Fesunate 60mg Inj while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Falcigo injection pass into breastmilk. Use of this injection during breastfeeding should be avoided.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Fesunate 60mg Inj ?
A:
Fesunate 60mg Inj does not affect your ability to drive but you should avoid driving till you get well completely.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Fesunate 60mg Inj ?
A:
Alcohol is not known to interact with Fesunate 60mg Inj . 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 Fesunate 60 MG

How Does It Work?

Fesunate 60mg Inj 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 sh...
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Directions for Use of Fesunate 60 MG

  • Fesunate 60mg Inj 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 Fesunate 60 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant administration with medicines such as ritonavir, nevirapine, rifampin, carbamazepine and phenytoin decreases the blood concentration of Fesunate 60mg Inj .
  • Medicines like axitinib, vandetanib, imatinib and diclofenac should be given with caution as they may increase the adverse effects of Fesunate 60mg Inj .
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines or herbal supplements that you are taking before starting this injection.

Storage and disposal of Fesunate 60 MG

Store Fesunate 60mg Inj at a temperature of 20° to 25°C. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets. Discard any unused medicine.

Dosage of Fesunate 60 MG

Overdose

  • Fesunate 60mg Inj 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 th...
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of Fesunate 60mg Inj 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 nurs...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Fesunate 60mg Inj ?

A: Fesunate 60mg Inj is an antimalarial medicine.

Q: Is Fesunate 60mg Inj effective in the treatment of quinine resistant malaria?

A: Yes, Fesunate 60mg Inj is effective in cases of quinine resistance.

Q: How to use Fesunate 60mg Inj ?

A: Fesunate 60mg Inj 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 Fesunate 60mg Inj effective in treating all types and stages of malaria parasite?

A: No, Fesunate 60mg Inj is ineffective against hypnozoite liver stage forms of Plasmodium. Hence, another antimalarial medicine is given along with this for complete cure of infection.
Product Details
Brand
FESUNATE
Expires on or After
24/12/2022
Last Updated on: 11 May 2022 | 04:10 PM (IST)

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