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Brand Name:
Artecxin
Generic Name:
Artemether + Lumefantrine

COMPOSITION:

Artecxin Dispersible tablets: Each dispersible tablet contains Artemether 20 mg and Lumefantrine 120 mg.

INDICATIONS:

Artecxin is indicated for adults and children with acute, uncomplicated infections due to Plasmodium falciparum or mixed infections including P. falciparum.

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

Patients with hypersensitivity to the active substances or to any of the excipients and patients with severe malaria.

PRESENTATION:

1. Artecxin Dispersible Tablets: Blister pack of 2 x 8's tablets. 2. Artecxin Forte Dispersible tablets: Blister pack of 2 x 4's tablets. Artecxin Plus Tablets: Blister pack of 2 x 3's tablets.

PREGNANCY & LACTATION:

Treatment with artemether/lumefantrine should only be considered if the potential benefits to mother outweighs the risk to the foetus. It should not be given to a nursing woman as it is excreted in the breast milk.

Patients should consult with their physician before taking any medicine.