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Ethertek (Artemether) Drug Price and Information

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

Ethertek

  Injection
Meditek Lifesciences Pvt Ltd
Generic : Artemether
 50.00
150mg/1ml
1ml
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    Drug information on Ethertek (Artemether) from Meditek Lifesciences Pvt Ltd

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    Drug Name : Artemether

    Artemether(Coartem) generic Ethertek is a potent and quick acting antimalarial agent,used for treating chloroquine resistant falciparum malaria,including cerebral malaria.
    More Info about Artemether

    Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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    Medical condition(s) for which Ethertek may be prescribed


    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,followed by same dose once daily for 5 days.Max dose-9.6mg/kg A 3 day regime is also used alternatively.

    Side effects of Ethertek

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

    How to use Ethertek?

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

    When Should Ethertek not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Ethertek

    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 Ethertek

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Ethertek

    Store it in refrigerator.



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