Artheget 20-120mg Tablet

Artheget 20-120mg Tablet

Artheget 20-120mg Tablet


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Pack Size:8 tablets

Composition: Artemether Lumefantrine


Pharmaceutical form: Tablets

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Artheget 20-120mg Tablet

Artheget 20-120mg Tablet , Artemether and lumefantrine combination is a fixed dose artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) combining artemether, an artemisinin derivative, and lumefantrine, a synthetic antimalarial drug. Artemether, a sesquiterpene lactone derivative of naturally occurring substance, artemisinin. Chemically it is (3R, 5aS, 6R, 8aS, 9R, 10S, 12R, 12aR)-Decahydro-10-methoxy-3,6,9-trimethyl-3,12-epoxy-12Hpyrano[4,3-j]1,2-benzodioxepin
Artheget 20-120mg Tablet  or Artemether is used for the treatment of malaria (intermittent or remittent diseases characterized by attacks of chills, fever, and sweating and caused by a parasitic protozoan transferred to the human bloodstream by an anopheles mosquito) in combination with other anti-malarial drugs resistant to conventional drugs.

For the short term treatment of bacterial infections such as:

  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infections (including ENT) e.g., tonsillitis, sinusitis, otitis media.
  • Lower Respiratory Tract Infections e.g., acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, lobar and broncho-pneumonia.
  • Genito-urinary Tract Infections e.g., cystitis, urethritis, pyelonephritis, female genital infections.
  • Skin and Soft Tissue Infections e.g., boils, abscesses, cellulitis and wound infection.
  • Bone and Joint Infections e.g., osteomyelitis.
  • Other Infections e.g., septic abortion, puerperal sepsis, intraabdominal sepsis, septicaemia, peritonitis, post-surgical infections.
  • Also for prophylaxis against infection which may be associated with major surgical procedures such as gastro-intestinal, pelvic, head and neck, cardiac, renal, joint replacement and biliary tract surgery.

It is used in the treatment of malaria

Side Effects
⦁ Abdominal pain and cramps
⦁ Nausea and Vomiting
⦁ Diarrhea
⦁ Itching and skin rash
⦁ Hives and wheezing severe
⦁ Dizziness and lightheadedness
⦁ Ringing or buzzing in the ears
⦁ Increased heartbeat severe
⦁ Elevated liver enzymes severe
⦁ Muscle and joint pain
⦁ Sleep disturbances
⦁ Weight loss severe
⦁ Shaking and trembling of arms and feet
⦁ Decrease/loss of hearing severe
⦁ Uncontrolled eye movements
When not to use
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to artemether, lumefantrine, any other artemisinin derivatives, or any other ingredients present in the formulation.


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