Coartem(artemether-lumenfantrine)

Nov 10, 2016,

DOSING FORMS & STRENGTHS

artemether/lumefantrine

tablet

20mg/120mg

MALARIA

35 kg or greater: Administer 24 tablets over 3 days; use a 3-day treatment schedule with total of 6 doses

Day 1: 4 tablets initially and 4 tablets again after 8 hours

Days 2 & 3: 4 tablets BID (morning & evening)

ADMINISTRATION

Take with food

If patient vomits out dose within 1-2 hours, give another dose

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