Artemether


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
Pregnancy and lactation. Avoid concomitant use of drugs known to prolong QT interval or monitor such patients.
Adverse Reactions
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.
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.
CIMS Class
Antimalarials
ATC Classification
P01BE02 - artemether ; Belongs to the class of artemisinin and derivative antimalarials.
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