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Artesunate-60 Injection

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Artesunate-60 Injection | Synate-60

Artesunate-60 is an injection used to treat severe malaria. This injection comes in a Synate-60 brand name that can offered by Apikos Pharma. Artesunate-60 Injection is the first-choice treatment for children and adults. 

How does Artesunate-60 Injection work

It works by attacking the parasite that causes malaria. Artesunate-60 Injection produces harmful chemicals called free radicals within the malarial parasite, which ultimately kills the parasite.

Dosage of Artesunate-60 Injection

The recommended dosage of Artesunate-60 Injection is 2.4 mg/kg administered intravenously at 0 hours, 12 hours, and 24 hours, and thereafter, administered once daily until the patient can tolerate oral antimalarial therapy It should be administered as a slow bolus over 1 minute to 2 minutes and should not be administered via continuous intravenous infusion The dosage for children under 20 kg is 3 mg/kg/dose, while for children 20 kg and over and adults, it is 2.4 mg/kg/dose

How to use Artesunate-60 Injection

  1. Gather all the necessary supplies, including the Artesunate-60 Injection vial, a 1 ml ampoule of 5% sodium bicarbonate, and a 5 ml ampoule of 0.9% sodium chloride.
  2. Dissolve the powder in the entire volume of 5% sodium bicarbonate by adding it to the vial and shaking until the solution becomes clear.
  3. Add 5 ml of 0.9% sodium chloride to the vial to obtain 6 ml of Artesunate solution containing 10 mg/ml, for intravenous (IV) injection. Alternatively, add 2 ml of 0.9% sodium chloride to the vial to obtain 3 ml of Artesunate solution containing 20 mg/ml, for intramuscular (IM) injection.
  4. Ensure that the solution is clear. If it is not clear, discard it.
  5. Administer the Artesunate-60 Injection slowly by either IV injection (over 3 to 5 minutes) or IM injection.

Side effects of Artesunate-60 Injection

  • Yellowing of the skin, eyes, and mucous
  • Dizziness
  • Slow heartbeat 
  • Itching
  • Hives
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Low white blood cell levels
  • Loss of appetite
  • Haemoglobin in the urine

Precautions of Artesunate-60 Injection

  • After receiving the injection, patients should be monitored for 4 weeks to check for a type of anemia called hemolytic anemia.
  • Pregnant women with severe malaria should start treatment right away to avoid harm to themselves and their babies.
  • People who have had allergic reactions to the drug artesunate, dihydroartemisinin, or any other ingredients in the medication should not use it.
  • Extra care is needed when giving this medication to patients with liver problems, as it may have harmful effects on the liver.
  • If you experience any of the side effects then you need to take doctor advice. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Ques: Can We use this injection for dengue treatment?

Ans: No, This injection is only used to treat malaria. 

Ques: How much price of Artesunate-60 Injection?

Ans: If you purchase at retail prices then it will cost you around 200 Rs. If you want to purchase this injection for the pharma business then you can discuss it with our team. 

Ques: Is it available for bulk orders?

Ans: Yes, we have our manufacturing unit that can help us to be available for bulk orders.

Ques: Is this injection available for the PCD pharma business? 

Ans: Yes, this injection is available for PCD pharma Franchise business if you want to know more please get in touch with us.

Ques: Can I use other medicines and injections with Artesunate-60 Injection?

Ans: Yes, you can use other medicines and injections. However this injection many interact with many drugs so it is advisable to inform your doctor before using any medicine or injection. 

Ques: What are the high-risk side effects of Artesunate-60 Injection?

Ans: Low white blood cell levels and Haemoglobin in the urine

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