artemether


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ar·te·me·ther

(ar-tem'ĕ-ther),
Semisynthetic derivative of artemisinin used in the treatment of malaria.

artemether

A semi-synthetic derivative of ARTEMISININ. The drug is on the WHO official list.
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We conclude that the prolonged use of artemether and coartem, even in low doses, is toxic to the body and liver of mice.
The pharmacokinetics of artemether and lumefantrine in pregnant women with uncomplicated falciparum malaria.
Rath, "Development and characterization of artemether loaded solid lipid nanoparticles," Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (IJPER), vol.
Infected mice groups were treated with various extract concentrations and positive control group was treated with artemether (PC) and negative control group with 10% w/v Tween 80 (NC).
The retention times of artemether and lumefantrine analysed by HPLC ranged from 3.23 to 4.07 min and from 3.91 to 14.21 min, respectively.
The samples comprised tablets, suspensions, injections, and mixtures containing sulphadoxine, pyrimethamine, quinine, lumefantrine, piperaquine, sulphamethoxypyridazine, artemether, artesunate, and dihydroartemisinin APIs.
Continuar una vez al dia hasta tolerar VO o hasta completar 7 dias Artemether + lumefantrine Al tolerar la via oral: Tabletas de 20 mg de artemether administrar 6 dosis en total, y 120 mg de Lumefantrine distribuidas en dos tomas al dia por tres dias Fuente: Elaboracion de los autores.
In early 2017, in a paper published in the journal Cell, a European team reported that the antimalarial drug artemether could convert alpha cells into functional beta cells.
Artemisinin and its derivatives, artesunate, artemether, and dihydroartemisinin, are the most rapidly acting of all antimalarials and have the fastest parasite clearance time, rapid resolution of symptoms, and an excellent safety profile.
Now, a drug combination -- artemether and lumefantrine -- is the primary treatment for malaria although resistance is also developing to the drug combination in some countries.