Tesunate SP Junior Kit

Brand Name Tesunate SP Junior Kit
Salt Composition Artesunate (100mg) + Sulphadoxine (500mg) + Pyrimethamine (25mg)
Strength 100mg + 500mg + 25mg
Product Form Kit
Pack 5 kit in 1 packet
Storage Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
Category Antimalarial
Country of Origin India
Manufacturer McW Healthcare
Manufacturer/Marketer AddressMcW Healthcare,501, Rafael Tower, Old Palasia, Indore – 452 001 INDIA
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M.R.P : Rs.93.50    

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5 kit in 1 packet

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    Medical Description of Tesunate SP Junior Kit

    Tesunate SP Junior Kit contains Artesunate 100mg, Sulphadoxine 500mg and Pyrimethamine 25mg used to treat parasite infection such as malaria. Artesunate 100mg and Pyrimethamine 25mg is antimalarial drug, results in interacting with certain substances which are required for the malarial parasite present in the blood to do its vital functions. Then it eradicates the malarial infection caused by Plasmodium falciparum strains of malarial parasite. It is particularly used to treat malaria disease (resistant to other antimalarial medicines). Also, used to treat uncomplicated malaria disease with a combination of other antimalarial medicines. Sulphadoxine 500mg prevents the formation of folic acid (essential for parasite multiplication). The combination of this medicine fight against the infection by preventing the growth of parasite inside your body.


    Tesunate SP Junior Kit Uses

    It is used in the treatment of the following conditions as parasitic infections such as Malaria


    Tesunate SP Junior Kit Benefits

    Parasitic infections

    It is an organism that lives in another organism like your body for its food and place to survive. You can get a parasitic infection from contaminated water, food, bug bites o sexual contact. It is a one-celled organism called protozoa which can be seen in the naked eye. Symptoms include stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, dehydration, weight loss, inflamed lymph nodes, constipation, diarrhea, rashes, eczema, hives, muscle, and joint pain.

    Malaria

    It is used to treat malaria disease caused by plasmodium falciparum strains of malarial parasite. Also, used to treat the malaria disease (resistant to other antimalarial medicines) which leads to developing a fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, headache, muscle pain, etc.


    Tesunate SP Junior Kit Indication

    The Tesunate SP Junior Kit is prescribed in the following indications as Malaria


    Mechanism of action of Tesunate SP Junior Kit

    Tesunate SP Juinor Kit contains Artesunate 100mg, Pyrimethamine 25mg and Sulphadoxine 500mg it is a combination of three medicines. Artesunate 100mg and Pyrimethamine 25mg is antiparasitic medicine that produces their action by increasing the haeme (a toxic substance to parasites) in your blood. This kills the parasite that is present in your blood and inhibits the growth of bacteria that cause infections. Sulphadoxine 500mg is an antibiotic that produces its action by inhibiting the growth of bacteria from folic acid production, a nutrient that is required for the multiplication of bacteria.


    How Tesunate SP Junior Kit works

    Tesunate SP Junior Kit contains Artesunate 100mg, Pyrimethamine 25mg and Sulphadoxine 500mg it is a combination of three medicines. Artesunate 100mg and Pyrimethamine 25mg is antiparasitic medicine that produces their action by increasing the haeme (a toxic substance to parasites) in your blood. This kills the parasite that is present in your blood and inhibits the growth of bacteria that cause infections. Sulphadoxine 500mg is an antibiotic that produces its action by inhibiting the growth of bacteria from folic acid production, a nutrient that is required for the multiplication of bacteria.


    Tesunate SP Junior Kit Contraindication

    • Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to Artesunate, Mefloquine, Quinine, and Quinidine
    • It is contraindicated to use this medicine in patients who are having a history of ulcerative colitis, porphyria, and heart diseases


    Tesunate SP Junior Kit Side Effects

    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
    • Dizziness
    • Abdominal pain
    • Diarrhea
    • Headache
    • Fatigue


    FAQs for Tesunate SP Junior Kit

    • How can you prevent yourself from getting malaria?

    Avoid mosquito bites by covering your arms and legs by using a mosquito net, and insect repellent. Do not drink contaminated food and water always boil the water before you drink.

    • How long does it take for malaria symptoms to show?

    Usually, the symptoms start within 7 days after you get bitten by the infected mosquito. The incubation period may get differ from 7-18 days. The symptoms include feeling hot, shivery, muscle pain, vomiting, headache, and diarrhea.

    • Can I stop taking the Tesunate SP Juinor Kit when I feel better?

    No, without completing the full course of treatment you should not withdraw the medicine even if you feel better because it may worsen your condition and result in the reoccurrence of infections.


    Precautions and general warning of Tesunate SP Junior Kit

    Alcohol

    It is not clear that consuming alcohol will affect the effect of the medicines. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Driving or operating machinery

    It is considered unsafe to drive while you are receiving this medicine it may affect your ability to drive. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Pregnancy

    The use of this medicine is considered unsafe during pregnancy because it may produce any harmful effects on the fetus. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Breast Feeding

    The use of this medicine is considered unsafe during breastfeeding because it may excrete via breast milk. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Kidney Problem

    Tesunate SP Junior Kit should be used with caution in patients with renal impairment. The use of this medicine required dose modification. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Liver Disease

    Tesunate SP Junior Kit should be used with caution in patients with hepatic impairment. The use of this medicine required dose modification. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    How to Take Tesunate SP Junior Kit

    Tesunate SP Junior Kit tablet is taken orally with food. You should not chew, cut or crush the tablet. Follow the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not consume more than the recommended dose as this may produce harmful effect on your body. Do not withdraw the medicine when you feel better kindly complete the course of treatment to avoid reoccurrence.


    Use of Tesunate SP Junior Kit in Adult

    It is considered to be safe to use this medicine in an adult patient if the drug is prescribed by a doctor. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    Use of Tesunate SP Junior Kit in children

    It is considered unsafe to use this medicine in children who are below 2 years old. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    Use of Tesunate SP Junior Kit in Elderly Patients

    Tesunate SP Juinor Kit should be used with caution in patients with an elderly age group, which leads to developing further medical problems, leads to worsening the patient's health conditions. Kindly consult with your doctor. Dose modification or replacement is required based on the medical conditions of the patient.


    Other general warnings

    • The use of this medicine may cause hypotension, dyspnea, urticaria, or generalized rash
    • Post-artesunate delayed hemolysis is characterized by a decrease in the level of hemoglobin and leads to cause hemolytic anemia

                  Drug resistance

    • You may develop resistance to the drug if you withdraw the drug without completing the full course of treatment.

                 Heart diseases

    • Tesunate SP Junior Kit (Artesunate 100mg + Pyrimethamine 25mg + Sulphadoxine 500mg) should be used with caution in patients with heart diseases (QT Prolongation, irregular heartbeat, etc.), which leads to worsened the patient health conditions. Based on the patient's health conditions, dose adjustment, or replacement is needed.

                 Asthma

    • Tesunate SP Junior Kit (Artesunate 100mg + Pyrimethamine 25mg + Sulphadoxine 500mg) should be used with caution in patients with asthma (breathing problems), which leads to worsening the patient's health conditions. Based on the patient's health conditions, dose adjustment, or replacement is needed.


    Talk to your doctor if

    • You have a history of gastrointestinal disease
    • You are not responding to the treatment
    • You have experienced any allergic reaction like rashes and itching
    • You are having a concomitant disease or taking any medications


    General instructions

    Tesunate SP Junior Kit consists of Artesunate 100mg + Pyrimethamine 25mg + Sulphadoxine 500mg  is used to treat uncomplicated malaria (caused by Plasmodium falciparum strains of malarial parasite).

    Artesunate 100mg, Pyrimethamine 25mg and Sulphadoxine 500mg are the antimalarial combination drugs. This drug combination together prevents the uncomplicated malarial infection (caused by Plasmodium falciparum strains of malarial parasite) effectively.


    Drug Interaction of Tesunate SP Junior Kit

    Drug-Drug Interaction

    Tepotinib

    Use alternative drugs because the use of sotorasib will decrease the effect of artesunate by P-glycoprotein efflux transporter.

    Carbamazepine
    Therapy should be administered with caution because the use of carbamazepine will decrease the effect of artesunate by increasing its metabolism.

    Diclofenac

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the use of diclofenac will increase the effect of diclofenac by decreasing its metabolism.

    Drug-Food Interaction

    No interaction was found. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Drug-Disease Interaction

    Gastrointestinal disorders

    Tesunate SP Juinor Kit (Artesunate 100mg + Pyrimethamine 25mg + Sulphadoxine 500mg) should be used with caution in patients with gastrointestinal disorders (stomach, or intestinal ulcers, ulcerative colitis, etc.), which leads to worsening the patient health conditions. Based on the patient's health conditions, dose adjustment, or replacement is needed.

    Heart diseases

    Tesunate SP Junior Kit (Artesunate 100mg + Pyrimethamine 25mg + Sulphadoxine 500mg) should be used with caution in patients with heart diseases (QT Prolongation, irregular heartbeat, etc.), which leads to worsened the patient health conditions. Based on the patient's health conditions, dose adjustment, or replacement is needed.

    Kidney diseases

    Tesunate SP Juinor Kit (Artesunate 100mg+ Pyrimethamine 25mg + Sulphadoxine 500mg) should be used with caution in patients with renal impairment or kidney diseases. Then it leads to the risk of kidney damage. Based on the patient clinical conditions, dose adjustment or replacement is needed.

    Liver disease

    Tesunate SP Juinor Kit (Artesunate 100mg + Pyrimethamine 25mg + Sulphadoxine 500mg) should be used with caution in a patient with hepatic impairment or liver diseases. Then it leads to the risk of liver damage. Based on the patient clinical conditions, dose adjustment or replacement is needed.


    Over Dose

    Take the medicine as directed by the doctor don’t overdose on the medicine. If you have taken an overdose of this medicine immediately meet the doctor and rush to the nearby hospital.


    Missed Dose

    Take the medicine as directed by the doctor. Do not skip the medicine, if you forgot to take the medicine or missed the dose. It is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Don’t take the extra dose take the regular dose immediately. Don’t use the two-dose at one time (Double Dose).


    Storage and Disposal

    • Stored at 10-30°C room temperature.
    • Protect from light and heat.
    • Keep away from children and pets. Otherwise, it becomes toxic to them.
    • Disposed of properly in a suitable bag.


    Fast Tag

    Tesunate SP Junior Kit contains Artesunate 100mg, Sulphadoxine 500mg and Pyrimethamine 25mg used to treat parasite infection such as malaria.  Artesunate 100mg interacts with certain substances (required for vital functions of the malarial parasite cell) present in the blood. Pyrimethamine 25mg forms a complex by binding with haem, becomes toxic to the malarial parasite.  Sulphadoxine 500mg prevents the formation of folic acid (essential for parasite multiplication). This drug combination together prevents the uncomplicated malarial infection (caused by Plasmodium falciparum strains of malarial parasite) effectively.