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What is Aquamal suspension used for?

Aquamal suspension is a combination medication that is prescribed for the treatment of acute, uncomplicated malaria caused by plasmodium falciparum in adults and children weighing 5kg and above. It is also used as an emergency treatment for Malaria for travellers going to areas where the malaria parasite is resistant to other drugs. Aquamal suspension can be purchased at Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.

What is the composition of Aquamal suspension?

Aquamal suspension contains;

•          Artemether-240mg

•          Lumefantrine-1440mg

How does Aquamal suspension work?

Aquamal suspension is a combination medicine that works by interfering with the growth of parasites in the red blood cells in the body

What is Malaria?

Malaria is caused by parasites that enter the body through a mosquito bite. Malaria is common in continents such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia.

What are the symptoms of Malaria?

Symptoms of malaria include; Headache, Vomiting, Muscle pain, feeling hot and generally feeling unwell.

Aquamal Suspension Dosage.

Take Aquamal suspension in the dose prescribed by your physician or carefully follow all the instructions written on the product leaflet.

How to use Aquamal suspension

•          Use Aquamal suspension exactly as directed on the medicine label, or as prescribed by your doctor.

•          Do not use Aquamal suspension in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

•          Take Aquamal suspension food, milk, pudding, oatmeal, or broth.

How long does it take for Aquamal suspension to work?

Aquamal suspension contains Artemether and lumefantrine which is usually given as a total of 6 doses over a period of 3 days. Therefore It takes about three days of dosing to get the full effect of Aquamal suspension

What are the Side Effects of taking Aquamal suspension?

Common side effects of aquamal suspension include;

•          Headache

•          Dizziness,

•          Loss of appetite,

•          Weakness,

•          Fever,

•          Chills,

•          Tiredness,

•          Muscle/joint pain,

•          Nausea,

•          Vomiting,

•          Abdominal pain,

•          Cough, and

•          Trouble sleeping

Can Aquamal suspension be safe to use by pregnant or lactating mothers?

Ask your doctor before you use Aquamal suspension if you are pregnant or Breastfeeding.

Where can you buy Aquamal suspension Nigeria?

Buy Aquamal suspension at, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store.


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