Name  Artemether
CAS#  71963-77-4
MF  C16H26o5
MW  298.37
Purity  98%HPLC
Package  25kg/drum
Storage  In sealed, cool and dry condition
Category  Ingredient


Artemether is a medication used for the treatment of malariaThe injectable form is specifically used for severe malaria rather than quinine. In adults, it may not be as effective as artesunate. It is given by injection in a muscle. It is also available by mouth in combination with lumefantrine, known as artemether/lumefantrine.


Artemether is an artemisinin derivative that is artemisinin in which the lactone has been converted to the corresponding lactol methyl ether. It is used in combination with lumefantrine as an antimalarial for the treatment of multi-drug resistant strains of falciparum malaria. It has a role as an antimalarial. It is a sesquiterpenoid, a cyclic acetal, an organic peroxide, an artemisinin derivative and a semisynthetic derivative.