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ATC codes: P01BE02
EMLc
Indication
Malaria due to Plasmodium falciparum ICD11 code: 1F40
INN
Artemether
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core For use in the management of severe malaria
Formulations
Parenteral > General injections > IV: 80 mg per mL in 1 mL ampoule (oily injection)
EML status history
First added in 1997 (TRS 882)
Changed in 2002 (TRS 914)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 946)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
Therapeutic equivalence
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Wikipedia
DrugBank
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Artemether was added to the core list of the EMLc for the curative treatment of malaria.