Artemether and Lumefantrine
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Artemether and Lumefantrine?

(ar TEM e ther & loo me FAN treen)

• This medicine is used to treat malaria.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have a fast heartbeat or are taking medicines to control your heartbeat, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a family history of heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice.

• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.

• Birth control pills and other hormone-based birth control may not work to prevent pregnancy. Use another form of birth control while taking this medicine.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

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