This medicine is used in the treatment of severe malaria including cerebral malaria and as a second line treatment in chloroquine resisitant falciparum malaria.
Patients using this medication may at times experience abdominal pain, anorexia (eating disorder), diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, and dizziness. If you experience any of these symptoms for a long period of time, consult your doctor immediately.
This medicine should not be used in patients with history of arrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythm), bradycardia (slow heartrate), and congestive heart failure.
Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you have any of these conditions; Hepatic or renal impairment (liver or kidney disorder) or any of the following stomach disorders like inflammatory bowel disorders, chronic ulcerations, intestinal obstructions, or chronic digestive or absorption problems.
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