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What is Arthemed tab used for?

Arthemed tab is a combination medication that is prescribed for the treatment of acute, uncomplicated malaria caused by plasmodium falciparium in adults and children weighing 5kg and above. Arthemed tab can be purchased on Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.

What is the composition of the Arthemed tab?

Arthemed contains;

•          Artemether-80mg

•          Lumefantrine-480mg

How does the Arthemed tab work?

Arthemed tab  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 a common infection 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.

Arthemed tab Dosage.

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

How to use the Arthemed tab

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

•          Do not use the Arthemed tab in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

•          Take Arthemed tab with food, milk, pudding, oatmeal, or broth.

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

How long does it take for Arthemed tab to work?

Arthemed tab 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 the Arthemed tab.

What are the Side Effects of taking the Arthemed tablet?

Common side effects of the Arthemed tablet include;

•          Headache

•          Dizziness,

•          Loss of appetite,

•          Weakness,

•          Fever,

•          Chills,

•          Tiredness,

•          Muscle/joint pain,

•          Nausea,

•          Vomiting,

•          Abdominal pain,

•          Cough, and

•          Trouble sleeping

Is Arthemed tab safe to use by pregnant or lactating mothers?

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

Where can you buy Arthemed tab in Nigeria?

Buy Artemed tab at, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store.


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