Information about Arterolane

Arterolane uses

Arterolane is used in the treatment of malaria.

How arterolane works

Arterolane is a weak base that reaches high concentration within the malarial parasite and causes accumulation of toxic heme pigment, which kills it.

Common side effects of arterolane

Nausea, Loss of appetite, Abdominal pain, Anemia, Cough, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Fever, Headache, Indigestion, Vomiting.

Available Medicine for Arterolane

No medicine available

Expert advice for Arterolane

• Inform your doctor if you have any liver, heart or kidney disease. 
• Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
• Should not be given to patients who are allergic to arterolane, piperaquine or any of its ingredients.

Content on this page was last updated on 25 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)