Artemether Injection 20/40/80mg
|Product Name :||Artemether Injection|
|Packing :||1ml Ampoule|
|Available strength||20MG/ 40 MG / 80MG|
Artemether Indication :
Artemether is a lipid-soluble methyl ether of dihydroartemisinin which has very rapid schizontocidal activity against blood forms of P. falciparum and P. vivax. After intramuscular administration, peak plasma concentrations are attained within about 6 hours. Artemether has been reported to clear fever in severe falciparum malaria within 30-84 hours.
Treatment of slide-confirmed severe falciparum malaria in areas where there is evidence that quinine is ineffective. Radical cure should then be effected with a full dose of an effective oral antimalarial such as mefloquine.
Artemether Injection is used for
Alternative to injectable artesunate (when it is not available) in the:
- Treatment of severe malaria
- Initial treatment of uncomplicated malaria, when persistent vomiting precludes oral therapy