Coartem Artemether/Lumefantrine 20mg/120mg is used to treat malaria infections caused by plasmodium falciparum or with mixed infections that include palsmodium falciparum. It is also use in treatment of malaria where malaria parasites may be resistant to other anti-malaria treatment. The dispersible tablets are used for infants and children with malaria infection
Each Coartem Dispersible tablet contains 20mg of artemether and 120mg of lumefantrine.
Direction for Use
For the dispersible tablets, place the Coartem Dispersible tablets in a small amount of water approximately 10ml in a cup. Allow the tablet(s) to disintegrate and stir gently before giving the solution to your child to drink. Afterwards, immediately rinse the cup with additional water (approx 10ml) and give to your child to drink completely. Administer just before meals. See pamphlet for details on dosage or speak to your pharmacist. For adults dose carefully read leaflet or adhere strictly to the prescription of your doctor or pharmacist
Do not exceed recommended dose. Keep medicine away from the reach of children. Do not store constituted solution with Coartem Dispersible.