Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before using artemether Injection.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery should be avoided, as it may dizziness.
Do NOT use artemether Injection if:
- You are allergic to anything in artemether;
- You have a history with irregular heartbeats, liver or kidney disease;
- You have severe heart problems;
- You have low blood potassium or magnesium levels.
Use of artemether during pregnancy or breast feeding should be limited, and when the benefits outweigh any risks. Consult your doctor before using Artemether.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise. Usual adult does is: 3.2 mg/kg, followed by a 1.6 mg/kg dose until oral medication can be taken or for a maximum of 7 days. Usual does for children over 6 months is: 3.2 mg/kg, followed by a 1.6 mg/kg dose until oral medication can be taken or for a maximum of 7 days.
There may be some interactions which should be avoided, such as with other anti-malaria medication, or antibiotics (this is not a full list of all possible interactions). Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with artemether.