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Artemether/Lemefantrine

Alice M. Jenh, PharmD, Paul A. Pham, PharmD
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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Falciparum malaria, uncomplicated disease in geographic areas of known chloroquine resistance.
    • Not approved for patients with severe or complicated P. falciparum malaria.
  • Not approved for the prevention of malaria.

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

  • Vivax malaria: Limited efficacy observed in one Thai study: rapid parasite clearance observed with 4-dose regimen, relapse was common, suggesting minimal activity against the hypnozoite stage of P. vivax[4].

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Last updated: June 27, 2014

Citation

Jenh, Alice M, and Paul A Pham. "Artemether/Lemefantrine." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2014. Pediatrics Central, peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540604/all/Artemether_Lemefantrine.
Jenh AM, Pham PA. Artemether/Lemefantrine. Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2014. https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540604/all/Artemether_Lemefantrine. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Jenh, A. M., & Pham, P. A. (2014). Artemether/Lemefantrine. In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540604/all/Artemether_Lemefantrine
Jenh AM, Pham PA. Artemether/Lemefantrine [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2014. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540604/all/Artemether_Lemefantrine.
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