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Artemether Injection

Brands: SQ-Arteme, For IM Use Only, Drug class: Antimalarias
Specification/Dosage: 40mg/1ml, 80mg/1ml
Packaging: 6 ampoules/box, 8 ampoules/box, 10 ampoules/box, 50 ampoules/box, 100 ampoules/box, Others

SQ-Arteme(Artemether Injection) Uses:

Artemether injection is the generic form of the brand-name drug SQ-Arteme, indications are applicable to various types of malaria, but SQ-Arteme mainly used the treatment of chloroquine falciparum malaria and dangerous falciparum malaria. the injectable form is specifically used for severe malaria rather than quinine. SQ-Arteme works by interacting with heme to kill malaria parasites. SQ-Arteme is given by injection in a muscle.

SQ-Arteme(Artemether Injection) contains Artemether as an active ingredient. Artemether is a derivative of arteannuin that has a powerful and rapid killing effect on Plasmodium and can rapidly control clinical onset and symptom. Artemether is a lipid-soluble methyl ether of dihydroartemisinin which has very rapid schizontocidal activity against blood forms of P. falciparum and P. vivax. After intramuscular administration, peak plasma concentrations are attained within about 6 hours. Artemether has been reported to clear fever in severe falciparum malaria within 30-84 hours.

It is widely distributed in the body, with the most brain tissue, followed by the liver and kidney. It is excreted mainly through the intestines, followed by urinary excretion.

Active Ingredients:
Artemether 80mg; 40mg
Standard: CP, In-house
Dossier: ACTD, CTD or According client requirement
Shelf life: 3 years(36 months)

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