Medicine : Lumerax (80mg)

Name:Lumerax (80mg)
Manufacturer:Ipca Laboratories Ltd
Generic Use:Artemether
Composition:Artemether(80 Mg)
Substitutes:esther (80mg) , malither (80mg) , larmal (80mg) , malafi (80mg) , malano (80mg) , larither (80mg) , shield (80mg) , artimisa (80mg) , paluther (80mg) , neomether (80mg) , lumerax (80mg) , lumet (80mg) , rezatrin tab

Generic ( Artemether )

Typical use Of Artemether :Severe Falciparum Malaria, Cerebral Malaria, Multidrug Resistant Malaria.
Mechanism of action of Artemether :Artemether Is A Potent And Rapidly Acting Blood Schizontocide, Which Is Highly Efficacious In Treating Chloroquine-resistant Falciparum Malaria, And Complicated Falciparum Malaria Including Cerebral Malaria. Its Quick Onset Of Effect And High Efficacy In Bringing Down The Parasite Load Are The Properties Which Make This Drug A Suitable Therapeutic Option Against Falciparum Infection.
Drug Interaction of Artemether :Artemether Causes QT Prolongation In Some Patients. Thus Concomitant Use Of Erythromycin, Terfenadine, Procainamide, Quinidine, Disopyramide, Amiodarone, Bretylium, Bepridil, Sotalol, Astemizole, Probucol, Tricyclic Antidepressants, Phenothiazines May Be Avoided.
Side effects of Artemether :Mild GI Disturbance, Dizziness, Tinnitus, Reduction In Reticulocyte And Leucocyte Counts, Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Bradycardia, 1st-degree Heart Block, Transient Increase In Serum Transaminases.


How Artemether will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Artemether will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Artemether

No Studies Found