Artemether

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Scientific Name: Artemether
Brand Name: Coartem
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Involves an interaction with ferriprotoporphyrin IX (“heme”) , or ferrous ions, in the acidic parasite food vacuole, which results in the generation of cytotoxic radical species.
Description of the Drug: Artemether is an antimalarial agent used in combination with lumefantrine for the treatment of acute uncomplicated malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum.
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Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB06697