Alaxin Paediatric Suspension
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Dosage Form, Composition & NAFDAC Registration Number (NRN)
Oral suspension (NRN:04-3846): Dihydroartemisinin 10 mg per 5 mL; white powder for reconstitution.
Pack size: 80 mL plastic bottle.
Powerful plasmodicide of malaria parasite. Effective for pernicious malaria which is resistant to chloroquine and piperaquine. Low toxicity. Reproduction toxicology, increase foetal absorption during pregnancy in mice. No mutation effect observed.
Following oral administration of Dihydroartemisinin, absorption is rapid and extensive. It takes effect promptly.
All types of malaria specially effective for treatment of pernicious malaria and cerebral malaria which are resistant to chloroquine or piperaquine.
The drug should be used with care in early period of pregnancy.
No side effects were reported on clinical dosage. Very few cases of temporary reticulocyte subsidence were noted.
Dosage & Administration
Add freshly boiled and cooled water to marked level (80 mL). Shake well before use. The dosing schedule is given below. The direction is given in chart on the carton.
for 6 days (mL)
Recommended no of bottles
|Up to 1 yr||10||5||40||1 bottle|
|1 to 3 yrs||15||7.5||60||1 bottle|
|4 to 6 yrs||20||10||80||1 bottle|
Note: The reconstituted suspension can be stored for 14 days in refrigerator and 7 days at room temperature.
Preserve in well closed, light resistant containers. Store in a cool place.