The Brand Name AB-THER EXTRA Has Generic Salt :: Artemether 

AB-THER EXTRA  Is From Company ROSE LABS Priced :: Rs. N.I.

AB-THER EXTRA have Artemether is comes under Sub class Anti Malarials of  Main Class Anti Infectives

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

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 From ROSE LABS :: AB-THER EXTRA  Artemether  Anti Infectives Anti Malarials

Indications for Drugs ::

Malaria, Schistosomiasis

Drug Dose ::

Adult(IM) 80 mg twice daily for 1 day followed by 80 mg once daily for 4 days. Maximum dose: 480 mg for 5 days. Children (IM): 3.2 mg/kg body weight /day in 2 divided doses followed by 1.6 mg/kg/day once daily for 4 days. Maximum dose: 9.6 mg/kg for 5 days.

Contraindication ::


Drug Precautions ::

Pregnancy and lactation. Avoid concomitant use of drugs known to prolong QT interval or monitor such patients.

Drug Side Effects ::

Mild GI disturbance, dizziness, tinnitus, reduction in reticulocyte and leucocyte counts, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, bradycardia, 1st-degree heart block, transient increase in serum transaminases.

Pregnancy category ::
Pregnancy category


Drug Mode of Action ::  

Artemether is a potent and rapidly acting blood schizontocide, which is highly efficacious in treating chloroquine-resistant falciparum malaria, and complicated falciparum malaria including cerebral malaria. Its quick onset of effect and high efficacy in bringing down the parasite load are the properties which make this drug a suitable therapeutic option against falciparum infection.

Drug Interactions ::

Artemether causes QT prolongation in some patients. Thus concomitant use of erythromycin, terfenadine, procainamide, quinidine, disopyramide, amiodarone, bretylium, bepridil, sotalol, astemizole, probucol, tricyclic antidepressants, phenothiazines may be avoided.


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