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ARTENAM INJECTION

What is Artenam injection used for?

Artenam injection is an anti-malaria medication that is used for the treatment of Malaria in both adults and kids. Artenam Injection contains B Artemether as the active ingredient. Artenam is available on Drugstore Nigeria, an online Pharmacy store in Lagos.

What is Artemether used for?

Artemether is an antimalarial agent that is used in combination with lumefantrine for the treating of acute uncomplicated malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum in both adults and kids.

What class of drug is Artemether?

Artemether is in a class of medications called antimalarials. Artemether works by killing the organisms that cause malaria.

How does Artenam Injection work?

Artenam Injection works by decreasing the growth of the parasite plasmodium falciparum in the human body.

How is Artenam Injection given?

Artenam contains Artemether which is dissolved in oil (groundnut, sesame seed) and given by intramuscular injection into the anterior thigh by a health professional.

Artenam injection Dosage

  • For therapeutic dose: The initial dose of artemether is 3.2 mg/kg bw intramuscularly given to the anterior thigh.
  •  For the maintenance dose is 1.6 mg/kg bw intramuscularly daily.

What are the sides Effects of Artenam Injection?

Common side effects of Artenam Injection include:

  • Severe vomiting,
  • Loss of appetite or being unable to eat
  • Fast or pounding heartbeats
  • A light-headed feeling.
  •  Skin rash.

Where to buy Artenam Injection?

Artenam Injection can be purchased at Drugstore.ng, Nigeria’s largest online Pharmacy store.

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