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What is Artemether-plus used for?

Artemether-plus is indicated for the treatment of acute, uncomplicated malaria infections due to Plasmodium falciparum in patients weighing 5 kg and above. Artemether-plus can be purchased at Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.

What is the composition of Arthemeter-plus?

Arthemeter-plus contains;

•          Arthemeter-80mg

•          Lumefantrine-480mg

How does Arthemeter-plus work?

Arthemether-plus is a combination medicine that works by interfering with the growth of parasites in the red blood cells in the body. Arthemeter-plus has been found to be effective in regions where there is chloroquine resistance.

What is Malaria?

Malaria is caused by parasites that enter the body through a mosquito bite. Malaria infection 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.

Arthemether-Plus Dosage

Adults Weighting > 35 Kg: Take 1 tablet as a single dose at the time of diagnosis, 1 tablet after 8 hrs. and then 1 tablet 12 hourly for the next two days.

How to use Arthemeter-plus

•          Follow the instructions given by your physician.

•          Arthemeter-plus tab should be taken with food.

•          If vomiting occurs within 1 to 2 hours of administration, a repeat dose should be taken.

•          Do not overdose on the Arthemeter-plus tab.

How long does it take for Arthemeter-plus to work?

Arthemeter-plus contains Artemether and lumefantrine which is 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 Arthemeter-plus

Is Arthemeter-plus safe to use in pregnancy and lactation?

Consult your doctor before taking Arthemeter-plus if you are pregnant or lactating.

Where to buy Arthemeter-plus?

Get Arthemeter-plus at Drugstore. ng, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store.


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