Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking artesunate tablets.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery should be avoided, as it may cause dizziness.
Do NOT use artesunate tablets if:
- You are hypersensitive to artesunate or to any of the other ingredients within the tablet.
Artesunate tablet should only be used during pregnancy if your doctor has told you to do so.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise. Usual dose for adults is: 2 tablets twice daily per the first day and 1 tablet twice a day for the subsequent days (generally 5-7 days in total). Usual does for children is: 1 tablet twice daily and 1 tablet daily for the subsequent days.
Possible interactions with artesunate tablets may occur if you are taking this medicine in combination with amodiaquine, or with efavirenz. Consult with your doctor about any medication you are taking, before your treatment with artesunate.