What is Artemether-lumefantrine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Coartem

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This is a combination medication that may treat malaria.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Artemether-lumefantrine

Side effect Patients
Tachycardia (fast heart rate) 1

Why patients stopped taking Artemether-lumefantrine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
Other 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Artemether-lumefantrine

Duration

Stopped taking Artemether-lumefantrine

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Artemether-lumefantrine after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim (cotrimoxazole) (Bactrim) 1

Patients stopped taking Artemether-lumefantrine and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Clindamycin (Clindamycin PH 1% Gel) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Artemether-lumefantrine.