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Artemeth20mg+Lumefan120mg tabs/18/PAC-30


Artemether 20mg + Lumefantrine 120mg fixed dose combination tablets, blister of 18 tablets. Pack of 30 blisters.
Indicative Price 17.34 USD

General Description:
Artemether 20mg + Lumefantrine 120mg fixed dose combination tablets, blister of 18 tablets pack of 30

Technical specifications:
Each tablet contains Artemether 20mg Ph.Int. and Lumefantrine 120mg

Therapeutic class:
Artemether is an Artemesinin derivative
Lumefantrine is a synthetic racemic fluorene mixture

Standard shelf life:
2 years (24 months)

Other available formulations:
The product may also be available in other formulations or pack sizes.

Indications:
Treatment of acute uncomplicated malaria caused by P. falciparum alone or with other Plasmodium spp. in areas with significant drug resistance: By Mouth (PO).

Storage
Do not store above 30 degrees Celsius (86 degree Fahrenheit)
Store in tightly closed original container
Keep out of the reach and sight of children

Dispensing instructions
Lumefantrine absorption is enhanced by co-administration with fat. Patients with acute malaria are often averse to food, therefore, they should be encouraged to resume intake as soon as they can tolerate food to improve absorption. Patients or carers should be advised of the need to take AL with milk or fat-containing food, particularly on the second (2nd) and third (3rd) day of treatment.

Patients to be advised to repeat dose if vomiting occurs within one hour of taking the last dose.

Guidelines for use:
For more details, please see World Health Organisation (WHO), Guidelines for the treatment of Malaria: http://www.who.int/malaria/publications/ atoz/9789241549127/en /

WHO Model List of Essential Medicines: http://www.who.int/m edicines/publications/essenti almedicines/en/index.html

WHO Model Formulary: http://www.who.int/selection_medicines/list/en/
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