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Arteether Related Compound
It is an excellent therapy for chloroquine-resistant malaria caused by a malarial parasite. This medication treats the infection but does not prevent it. Alpha-Beta Arteether is also used to treat severe (brain) malaria.
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What is the mechanism of action of arteether?
Artemether is an artemisinin derivative, and artemisinins’ mode of action is. The peroxide-containing drug’s acknowledged method of action involves its interaction with heme (a byproduct of hemoglobin breakdown), which is produced from hemoglobin proteolysis.
What is the use of arteether?
Alpha-Beta Arteether is used to treat malaria. It is not used to prevent or cure severe malaria (in which the brain, lungs, or kidneys have been impacted). Alpha-Beta Arteether is an antiparasitic.
What class of drug is arteether?
Artemether belongs to the antimalarial drug class. It works by destroying the germs responsible for malaria.