Artesunate for Injection IP 60mg (Zentrom) Taj Pharma

Overview

INTRODUCTION OF ZENTROM POWDER FOR INJECTION

Zentrom 60mg Injection is an antiparasitic medication. It is used in the treatment of malaria. It is not used to prevent malaria or to treat severe malaria (where it has affected the brain, lungs or kidneys).

Zentrom 60mg Injection is administered as an injection by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self administer. It is given in cases where oral administration is not possible.

Some people may experience weakness, loss of appetite, headache, and dizziness, as the side effects of this medicine. You may also notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling or redness. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. You may be monitored with blood tests once a week for 4 weeks to detect the presence of malarial parasites.

USES OF ZENTROM POWDER FOR INJECTION

ZENTROM POWDER FOR INJECTION SIDE EFFECTS

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Loss of appetite

HOW TO USE ZENTROM POWDER FOR INJECTION

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

HOW ZENTROM POWDER FOR INJECTION WORKS

Zentrom 60mg Injection is an antiparasitic medication. It works by producing harmful chemicals (free radicals) within the malarial parasite, thereby killing it.

ZENTROM POWDER FOR INJECTION RELATED WARNINGS

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Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Zentrom 60mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zentrom 60mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Zentrom 60mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
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Driving

UNSAFE
Zentrom 60mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
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Kidney

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Zentrom 60mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Zentrom 60mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

WHAT IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF ZENTROM POWDER FOR INJECTION?

If you miss a dose of Zentrom 60mg Injection, please consult your doctor.