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Lumefantrine

Antimalarials
CATEGORIES

Antimalarials


ALIASES

Riamet®, Lumefantrine


SUBSTANCES

lumefantrine


ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERN: MODERATE
Lumefantrine is an antimalarial agent used to treat acute uncomplicated malaria. It is administered in combination with artemether for improved efficacy. This combination therapy exerts its effects against the erythrocytic stages of Plasmodium spp. and may be used to treat infections caused by P. falciparum and unidentified Plasmodium species, including infections acquired in chloroquine-resistant areas.

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