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    Arteether

    Information about Arteether

    Arteether uses

    Arteether is used in the treatment of malaria
    It is not used to prevent malaria or to treat severe malaria (where it has affected the brain, lungs or kidneys).

    How arteether works

    Arteether acts by producing free radicals within the malarial parasite, which kills it.

    Common side effects of arteether

    Decreased appetite, Headache, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Cough

    Available Medicine for Arteether

    • ₹56 to ₹78
      Ipca Laboratories Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹84
      Mankind Pharma Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹58 to ₹475
      Themis Medicare Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹56 to ₹389
      Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      5 variant(s)
    • ₹52 to ₹73
      Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹50 to ₹72
      Almet Corporation Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹72
      McW Healthcare
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹115
      Med Manor Organics Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹69
      Maneesh Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹49 to ₹78
      Ipca Laboratories Ltd
      2 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Arteether

    • You may be monitored with blood test once a week during 4 weeks for the presence of malarial parasites.
    • Do not drive or operate machinery as arteether may cause side effects such as dizziness or nausea.
    • Do not stop the medication even if you feel better as infection may not be completely cured.
    • Do not take arteether if you have ECG abnormalities.


    Content on this page was last updated on 05 October, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)