Artesunate

Kathryn Dzintars, Pharm.D., BCPS, Paul A. Pham, Pharm.D. BCPS
Pediatric Dosing Author: Alice Jenh Hsu, PharmD, BCPS, AQ-ID
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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • FDA approved only artemether-lumefantrine combination (see this module for details).
    • Artesunate (as single agent) is available for emergency use in the U.S. (contact CDC) for severe falciparum malaria.

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

  • Mild to moderate malaria falciparum.

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Last updated: October 2, 2018

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TY - ELEC T1 - Artesunate ID - 540033 A1 - Dzintars,Kathryn,Pharm.D., BCPS AU - Pham,Paul,Pharm.D. BCPS Y1 - 2018/10/02/ PB - Johns Hopkins ABX Guide UR - https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540033/all/Artesunate ER -