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NAME :- ARTEMETHER
IUPAC NAME :- (3R,5aS,6R,8aS,9R,10S,12R,12aR)-10-methoxy-3,6,9-trimethyldecahydro-12H-3,12-epoxy[1,2]dioxepino[4,3-i]-2-benzopyran
CAS NO. :- 71963-77-4
FORMULA :- C16H26O5
SYNONYMS :- SM-224;ArteMos;ArtenaM;Gvither;cgp56696;Artesaph;Artesian;Falcidol;Larither; MalarteM
APPLICATION :- Artemether and lumefantrine combination therapy is indicated for the treatment of acute uncomplicated malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum, including malaria acquired in chloroquine-resistant areas. May also be used to treat uncomplicated malaria when the Plasmodium species has not been identified.
DESCRIPTION :- Artemether is an antimalarial agent used to treat acute uncomplicated malaria. It is administered in combination with lumefantrine 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.