Artemether Injection 20/40/80mg

Product Name : Artemether Injection
Brand Name —-
Packing  : 1ml Ampoule
Available strength 20MG/ 40 MG / 80MG
Therapeutic use Antimalarial

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
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