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  • Brand Name: Falcigo
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  • API: Artesunate
  • Packaging: Single-Use Vial
  • Strength: 60mg
  • Manufacturer Name: Zydus Cadila
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Artesunate Uses:

Artesunate Injection is prescribed for the initial treatment of severe malaria in adults as well as pediatric patients.

In order to treat severe malaria, artesunate 60 mg should always be followed by a complete treatment course of an oral antimalarial regimen.

Dosage: The recommended artesunate dosage is 2.4 mg/kg, should be administered intravenously at 0 hours, 12 hours, and 24 hours, and thereafter, administered once in a day until the patient is able to tolerate oral antimalarial therapy. Administered constituted injections intravenously as a slow bolus over 1-2 minutes. Do not administer inj falcigo 60 mg via continuous intravenous infusion.

Treatment Reactions:

The most commonly observed artesunate side effects may include:

  • Jaundice
  • Dizziness
  • Slow heartbeat
  • Allergic reaction
  • Low white blood cell levels
  • Hemoglobinuria
  • Acute renal failure requiring dialysis

If you experience any of the adverse events listed above, report your healthcare provider right away.

Warnings and Precautions:

  • The falcigo 120 mg injection does not treat the hypnozoite liver stage forms of Plasmodium and can not prevent relapses of malaria.
  • Patients should be monitored for 4 weeks following treatment for the evidence of hemolytic anemia.
  • In pregnancy, delaying treatment of severe malaria may be responsible for serious morbidity and mortality to the mother as well as fetus.
  • The artesunate uses should be avoided in patients with known previous hypersensitivity reactions to this drug, dihydroartemisinin or any other components of the formulation.
  • Care must be imposed in patients with the hepatic impairment because of the potential effects of hepatotoxic.

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Storage: Store vials of inj falcigo as well as sterile diluent at 20°C-25°C (68°F-77°F); excursions permitted to 15°C-30°C (59°F-86°F). Never freeze falcigo and exposure to heat should be avoided. Use beyond the expiration date is not recommended. Alternate Brands: The commonly existing alternate brands of artesunate are as follows:
  • Azunate 120mg Injection (Macleods Pharma Pvt Ltd)
  • Lumate AT Injection (Intra Labs India Pvt Ltd)
  • Falcinil 60mg Injection (Zuventus Healthcare Ltd)
  • Azunate 60mg Injection (Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd)
  • Lumet 60mg Injection (Cipla Ltd)
  • Artibest 60mg Injection (Bestochem Formulations Ltd)
  • Combither 60 mg Injection (Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd)
  • Malnate 60mg Injection (FDC Limited)
  • Chinsunate 60mg Injection (Alkem Laboratories Ltd)
  • Rezart S 60mg Injection (Shreya Life Sciences Pvt Ltd)
Availability in India: The Indian Pharma Network helps connect buyers with suppliers who can ship ARTESUNATE at the global level as per the need of buyer’s. The Indian Pharma provides guarantee of quality as well as delivery for the ARTESUNATE for Injections. Buying Procedure: To buy ARTESUNATE, you can contact us at our Toll-free number 1800 889 1064 or on WhatsApp number +918130290915 or an Email to us at:

Commonly Asked Questions

When Artesunate was developed? 

In 1977, artesunate was developed by Liu Xu.

Which class of medication artesunate is? 

Artesunate mainly is an artemisinin class of medication.

How should I take Artesunate injections? 

Artesunate injections should be taken by injection into a vein, injection into a muscle, by mouth, and by rectum.

What is the best price for artesunate injection? 

The artesunate injection price may vary from innovator to generic drugs. Vial of falcigo injection is available at price ranging from about 224 INR to 427 INR.