What is Artequin 600/750?
It is a combination drug that belongs to the class of drugs known as Antimalarials. It is used in the treatment of malaria infection and works by killing malaria parasites found inside the red blood cells. It is available on Drugstore Nigeria, Nigeria’s Largest Online Pharmacy.
Artequin 600/700 Composition
It contains Artesunate and Mefloquine as its active ingredients.
Artequin 600/700 Uses
It is used for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria infection caused by Plasmodium falciparum (Malaria parasite), which proves resistant to other antimalarial drugs, or malaria caused by the mixed malaria parasites.
It should be taken as prescribed by a doctor.
Artequin 600/700 Side Effects
Common side effects include; Abdominal pain, Nausea, Vomiting, Loss of appetite, Diarrhea, Headache, Dizziness, Weakness, Fatigue, and sleeping disorder.
It should not be used by patients who are hypersensitive to any of its constituents.
Do not take antimalarials that contain Halofantrine alongside antimalarials that contain Mefloquine (like Artequin 600/750).
You are advised to take caution while driving or operating heavy machinery when taking Artequin 600/750. If you are on other medication, suffer from allergies or other diseases, or have a previous medical history, ensure you inform your doctor before using this drug.
Serious interactions have been observed with Halofantrine.