Coartem

Active Ingredient(s): Artemether + Lumefantrine
FDA Approved: * April 7, 2009
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS PHARMS
Category: Malaria

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Coartem Overview

Artemether/lumefantrine, sold under the trade name Coartem among others, is a combination of the two medications artemether and lumefantrine.[1] It is used to treat malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum that is not treatable with chloroquine.[1] It is not typically used to prevent malaria.[1] It is taken by mouth.[1] Common side effects include muscle and joint pains, fever, loss of appetite, and headache.[1] Se...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Artemether + Lumefantrine
  • Tablet: 20mg + 120mg, 20mg/120mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Coartem: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0078-0568 Coartem (Artemether 20 mg / Lumefantrine 120 mg) Oral Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 55695-020 Coartem Oral Tablet by Department of State Health Services, Pharmacy Branch
  • 76413-154 Coartem Oral Tablet by Central Texas Community Health Centers

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