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

Drug information on Elther (Artemether) from Elcure Pharmaceuticals

Elther

  Injection
Elcure Pharmaceuticals
Generic : Artemether
 87.00
150mg/2ml
2ml
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Medical Condition(s) for which Elther may be prescribed


Side effects of Elther

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 Elther?

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

When is Elther not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Elther

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.

Other Precautions for Elther

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Elther

Store it in refrigerator.



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