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Arth-2 is a potent and quick acting antimalarial agent,used for treating chloroquine resistant falciparum malaria,including cerebral malaria.  

Drug information on Arth-2 (Artemether) from Minot Pharmaceuticals (pvt.) Ltd.

Arth-2

  Injection
Minot Pharmaceuticals (pvt.) Ltd.
Generic : Artemether
 75.00
150mg/2ml
1 Ampoule
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Medical Condition(s) for which Arth-2 may be prescribed


Side effects of Arth-2

Cough, diarrhea, dizziness, fatigue, headache, joint and muscle pain and stiffness, loss of appetite, nausea, stomach pain, tiredness, trouble in sleeping, vomiting, and weakness.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult dose-80mg twice a day one day 1,followed by 80mg once a day for 4 days.Max dose-480mg.
Children-1.6mg/kg twice a day on day 1,follwed by same dose once daily for 5 days.Max dose-9.6mg/kg A 3 day regime is also used alternatively.

How to use Arth-2?

It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider into a large muscle.

When is Arth-2 not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Arth-2

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver or kidney disease, heart problem, infection, mental illness, HIV, any allergy, who are taking other medications.

• It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

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Other Precautions for Arth-2

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Arth-2

Store it in refrigerator.



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