Brand name: Coartem TM
Active ingredients: artemether + lumefantrine
What it is used for
Coartem Dispersible tablet is indicated for the treatment of acute, uncomplicated malaria due to Plasmodium falciparum in children and infants weighing between 5kg and less than 35kg.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Moisture
- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Yellow, round, flat tablets with a beveled edge, debossed with "CD" on one side and "NVR" on the reverse side
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient artemether + lumefantrine
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems