Chemical formula: C₁₅H₂₂O₅  Molecular mass: 282.336 g/mol  PubChem compound: 68827

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
P01BE01 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

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 63968-64-9
DrugBank Drug: DB13132
PubChem Compound: 68827
RxNorm Ingredient: 2367409
SNOMED-CT Concept: 96106001
Artemisinin (substance)
UNII Identifier: 9RMU91N5K2


Artemisinin is an active ingredient of these brands:

Nigeria (NG)

  • ARTELIFE as α-β Arteether

  • (combination) AMOSININ as Dihydroartemisinin
  • (combination) AQUART as Dihydroartemisinin
  • (combination) ARTHELAD as Dihydroartemisinin
  • (combination) BRADTEM as Dihydroartemisinin
  • (combination) COAXIN as ARTENIMOL
  • (combination) CODISIN PLUS as ARTENIMOL
  • (combination) D-ARTEPP as ARTENIMOL
  • (combination) EXCELXIN as ARTENIMOL
  • (combination) FANEXIN as ARTENIMOL
  • (combination) IBASUNATE as ARTENIMOL
  • (combination) KINOTEM as ARTENIMOL
  • (combination) LOTEXIN as ARTENIMOL
  • (combination) PALUDOSE P as ARTENIMOL
  • (combination) PYMAL as ARTENIMOL
  • (combination) STRYK as ARTENIMOL
  • (combination) TROOPZIN as ARTENIMOL
  • (combination) UPXIN as ARTENIMOL
  • (combination) ZOMAL as ARTENIMOL

Note the following: The list of brand names is continuously updated, and thus does not include the total of products circulating worldwide.

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