Chemical formula: C₁₆H₂₆O₅  Molecular mass: 298.375 g/mol  PubChem compound: 68911

Therapeutic indications

Artemether is indicated for:

Treatment of acute uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria

Population group: only adults (18 years old or older)

Artemether is indicated for the treatment of acute uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in adult, children and infants of 5 kg and above. 2

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments (click for details):


Artemether is contraindicated in the following cases:

Artemether contraindications

at least one of
CYP3A4 inhibitors
CYP2D6 substrates
Long QT syndrome
Congestive heart failure
Antiarrhythmics, class Ia
Antiarrhythmics, class III
Imidazole derivatives
Imidazoline derivatives
Imidazole derivatives
Imidazole derivatives
Imidazole derivatives
Imidazole and triazole derivatives
Triazole derivatives
Triazole and tetrazole derivatives

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