Artemether

Details About Generic Salt ::  Artemether 

Main Medicine Class:: Anti Infectives   Sub Medicine Class ::  Anti Malarials

13J. ANTI-MALARIALS in 13. ANTI-INFECTIVES
ARTEMETHER
ARTEMISININ DERIVATIVE | ANTI-MALARIAL

Indications & Dose: MALARIA Severe IM Adult Loading dose 3.2mg/kg, followed by 1.6mg/kg/day thereafter. Switch to oral therapy as soon as possible Child > 6 month: Same as adult dose

ADR: Serious: cardiotoxicity, increased liver enzymes, Others: headache, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, dizziness, tinnitus

DDI: Serious Ketoconazole increases drug level, Corticosteroids/Amphotericin-B/Loop diuretics/Thiazides increases risk of torsade de pointes

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