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What is Coartem?

Coartem is an antimalarial drug that contains artemether/lumefantrine which disrupts the growth of the malaria parasite in the red blood cell of humans. It is available on Drugstore Nigeria, Nigeria’s Largest Online Pharmacy.

Uses of Coartem

Coartem should be used only in the treatment of malaria.


Let your physician know if you’ve experienced any of the following; Heart disease, liver or kidney disease, low levels of magnesium and potassium in the blood. You should also let your doctor know if you are pregnant.


As recommended by a doctor. 

Side Effects

Some of the side effects include Headache, Dizziness, Fever, Weakness, Muscle pain, Vomiting. Severe side effects include; Worsening malaria symptoms, lightheadedness, Fast heartbeats, Skin rash. 


The doctor should be informed about the use of any previous medicines, as coartem interacts with other anti-malaria drugs, antidepressants, antipsychotic drugs, asthma inhalers, birth control pills, and many others. 

Is Coartem An Antibiotic?

Coartem is an anti-malaria drug used in the treatment of malaria and contains artemether and lumefantrine. Lumefantrine is an antibiotic that stays in the body for seven days and is used alongside artemether for the treatment of malaria.

Price Of Coartem in Nigeria

It is available on Drugstore Nigeria, Nigeria’s Largest Online Pharmacy for 1700 naira.


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