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What is Artenate suspension used for?

Artenate suspension is a combination medication that is prescribed for the treatment of acute, uncomplicated malaria caused by plasmodium falciparium in adults and children weighing 5kg and above. Artenate suspension can be purchased at Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.

What is the composition of Artenate suspension?

Artenate suspension contains;

•          Artemether-240mg

•          Lumefantrine-1440mg

How does Artenate suspension work?

Artenate 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 a common infection 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.

Artenate Suspension Dosage.

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

How to use Artenate suspension

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

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

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

How long does it take for Artenate suspension to work?

Artenate suspension contains Artemether and lumefantrine which is usually given in 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 Artenate suspension

What are the Side Effects of taking Artenate suspension?

Common side effects of artenate suspension include;

•          Headache

•          Dizziness,

•          Loss of appetite,

•          Weakness,

•          Fever,

•          Chills,

•          Tiredness,

•          Muscle/joint pain,

•          Nausea,

•          Vomiting,

•          Abdominal pain,

•          Cough, and

•          Trouble sleeping

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

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

Where can you buy Artenate suspension in Nigeria?

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


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