Artemisinin

Active ingredient description

Artemisinin is used in the treatment of malaria due to species Plasmodium.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Artemisinin
P Antiparasitic products, insecticides and repellents → P01 Antiprotozoals → P01B Antimalarials → P01BE Artemisinin and derivatives
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Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

9RMU91N5K2 - ARTEMISININ

CAS registry number

63968-64-9 - artemisinin

SNOMED-CT

96106001 - Artemisinin (substance)