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Drug information on Laristar (150 mg) (Artemether) from Baltic Pharmaceuticals

Laristar (150 mg)

  Injection
Baltic Pharmaceuticals
Generic : Artemether
 45.00
150mg/2ml
2ml
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Drug Name : Artemether

Artemether(Coartem) generic Laristar (150 mg) is a potent and quick acting antimalarial agent,used for treating chloroquine resistant falciparum malaria,including cerebral malaria.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which Laristar (150 mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Laristar (150 mg)

Cough, diarrhea, dizziness, fatigue, headache, joint and muscle pain and stiffness, loss of appetite, nausea, stomach pain, tiredness, trouble in sleeping, vomiting, and weakness.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult dose-80mg twice a day one day 1,followed by 80mg once a day for 4 days.Max dose-480mg.
Children-1.6mg/kg twice a day on day 1,followed by same dose once daily for 5 days.Max dose-9.6mg/kg A 3 day regime is also used alternatively.

How to use Laristar (150 mg)?

It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider into a large muscle.

When is Laristar (150 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Laristar (150 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver or kidney disease, heart problem, infection, mental illness, HIV, any allergy, who are taking other medications.

• It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Laristar (150 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Laristar (150 mg)

Store it in refrigerator.



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