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ARTEMEF 80/480

What is Artemef used for?

Artemef 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. Artemef can be purchased at Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.

What is the composition of Artemef?

Artemef contains;

•          Artemether-80mg

•          Lumefantrine-480mg

How does Artemef work?

Artemef  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.

Artemef Dosage.

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

How to use Artemef

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

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

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

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

How long does it take for Artemef to work?

Artemef 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 Artemef.

What are the Side Effects of taking the Artemef tablet?

Common side effects of Artemef include;

•          Headache

•          Dizziness,

•          Loss of appetite,

•          Weakness,

•          Fever,

•          Chills,

•          Tiredness,

•          Muscle/joint pain,

•          Nausea,

•          Vomiting,

•          Abdominal pain,

•          Cough, and

•          Trouble sleeping

Is Artemef safe to use by pregnant or lactating mothers?

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

Where can you buy the Artemef tab in Nigeria?

Buy Artemef tab at Drugstore.ng, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store.

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