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Arteforth is a combination medication that is prescribed for the treatment of acute, uncomplicated malaria caused by plasmodium falciparum in adults and children weighing 5kg and above. It is also used as an emergency treatment for Malaria for travellers going to areas where the malaria parasite is resistant to other drugs. Arteforth can be purchased on Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.

What is the composition of Arteforth?

Arteforth contains;



How does Arteforth work?

Arteforth  is a combination medicine that works by interfering with the growth of parasites in the red blood cells in the body

What is Malaria?

Malaria is caused by parasites that enter the body through a mosquito bite. Malaria is common in continents such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia.

What are the symptoms of Malaria?

Symptoms of malaria include; Headache, Vomiting, Muscle pain, feeling hot and generally feeling unwell.

Arteforth Dosage.

Take Arteforth in the dose prescribed by your physician or carefully follow all the instructions written on the product leaflet.

How to use Arteforth

•          Use Arteforth exactly as directed on the medicine label, or as prescribed by your doctor.

•          Do not use Arteforth in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

•          Take Arteforth with food, milk, pudding, oatmeal, or broth.

•          Arteforth tablet may be crushed and mixed with 1 or 2 teaspoons of water for easier swallowing.

How long does it take for Arteforth to work?

Arteforth contains Artemether and lumefantrine which are usually given as a total of 6 doses over a period of 3 days. Therefore It takes about three days of dosing to get the full effect of Arteforth

What are the Side Effects of taking Arteforth?

Common side effects of Arteforth include;

•          Headache

•          Dizziness,

•          Loss of appetite,

•          Weakness,

•          Fever,

•          Chills,

•          Tiredness,

•          Muscle/joint pain,

•          Nausea,

•          Vomiting,

•          Abdominal pain,

•          Cough, and

•          Trouble sleeping

Can Arteforth be safe to use by pregnant or lactating mothers?

Ask your doctor before you use Arteforth if you are pregnant or Breastfeeding.

Where can you buy Arteforth in Nigeria?

Buy Arteforth at, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store.


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