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ARTIMISA 80MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 70.20 for 1 vial(s) (1 ML injection each)
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Composition for ARTIMISA

Artemether(80 mg)

food interaction for ARTIMISA

alcohol interaction for ARTIMISA

pregnancy interaction for ARTIMISA

lactation interaction for ARTIMISA

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take this medicine with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
It may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The potential benefits may outweigh the risks. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for ARTIMISA

Artemether(80 mg)

Uses

Artimisa 80mg injection is an antimalarial drug used for the treatment of malaria. It is given in combination with another antimalarial drug called lumefantrine.

How it works

Artimisa 80mg injection belongs to class of medications called anti-malarial. It acts by killing the malarial parasite called Plasmodium falciparum.

Common side effects

Numbness, Difficulty in speaking, Dizziness, Difficulty in swalloing, Shortness of breath, Facial swelling, Lip swelling, Fainting, Headache, Hoarseness of voice, Insomnia, Muscle cramp, Loss of appetite, Skin rash, Itching, Tachycardia, Vomiting, Weakness, Fatigue

SUBSTITUTES for ARTIMISA

3 Substitutes
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  • LARITHER 80 INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Ipca Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 66.80/ML of injection
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    Rs. 66.80
    save 5% more per ML of injection
  • REZART M 80 MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Shreya Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 88.73/ML of injection
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    Rs. 88.73
    pay 26% more per ML of injection
  • MALITHER 80MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Themis Medicare Ltd
    Rs. 55.81/ML of injection
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    Rs. 55.81
    save 20% more per ML of injection

Top Physicians

  • Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
    MBBS
    4.9
  • Dr. M. K. Singh
    MBBS, MD
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    MBBS, MD
    4.7
  • Dr. Ashutosh Shukla
    MBBS, MD, Diploma, Fellowship
    4.6
  • Dr. R. S. Rawat
    MBBS, MD
    4.5

Expert advice for ARTIMISA

  • Take artemether tablet with food or drink rich in fat such as milk.  
  • Crush or chew the tablet and swallow it with a glass of water in case of young children.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery after taking artemether because you may feel sleep.
  • Do not take artemether if you have severe type of malaria infection.
  • Do not take artemether if you are if you are in first 3 months of pregnancy or breast feeding.

Frequently asked questions for ARTIMISA

Artemether

 
Q. What is artemether lumefantrine/artemether injection used for?
It is used for treating uncomplicated malaria. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
 
Q. How effective is artemether?
Artemether is effective at prescribed dose for the particular disease condition as suggested by your doctor.
 
Q. How does artemether lumefantrine work?
Artemether and lumefantrine together work by killing the malarial parasite called Plasmodium falciparum.

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Content on this page was last updated on 20 February, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)