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Arteether is a fast acting blood schizonticide specifically indicated for the treatment of chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum malaria and cerebral malaria cases. It is a semi-synthetic derivative of artemisinin, a natural product of the Chinese plant Artemisia annua. It is currently only used as a second line drug in severe cases of malaria.

Pharmacodynamics

Pharmacokinetics

Arteether is the ethyl ether derivative of artemisinin

Arteether Indications / Arteether Uses

In acute malaria

Arteether Adverse Reactions / Arteether Side Effects

Headache, nausea, cough and dizziness. Body ache, general weakness, vomiting, pain at inj site, abdominal pain, leg pain, chills and rigors and watery diarrhoea.

Precautions

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Special Precautions

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Other Drug Interactions

Avoid using with drugs that prolong QT interval

Other Interactions

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Dosage

Intramuscular
Acute malaria
Adult: Due to Plasmodium falciparum: 150 mg once daily for 3 consecutive days

Food(before/after)

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List of Contraindications

Arteether and Pregnancy

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Arteether and Lactation

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Arteether and Children

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Arteether and Geriatic

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Arteether and Other Contraindications

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Storage

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Lab interference

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