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    Artemether
    Oily injection: 80 mg/ml in 1-ml ampoule.
    Uses: treatment of severe P. falciparum malaria in areas where quinine is ineffective.
    Contraindications: first trimester of pregnancy.
    Precautions:
    SKILLED TASKS. Dizziness may impair ability to perform skilled tasks, for example, operating machinery or driving.
    Dose:
    Treatment of severe P. falciparum malaria (in areas of quinine resistance), by intramuscular injection, ADULT and CHILD over 6 months, loading dose of 3.2 mg/kg, then 1.6 mg/kg daily until patient can tolerate oral medication or up to a maximum of 7 days; this is followed by a single dose of oral mefloquine 15 mg/kg (occasionally, 25 mg/kg if necessary) to effect a radical cure.
    ADMINISTRATION. Since small volumes are required for children, a 1-ml syringe should be used to ensure correct dosage.
    Adverse effects: headache, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea; dizziness, tinnitus, neutropenia, elevated liver enzyme values; cardiotoxicity (after high doses); neurotoxicity (in animal studies).Injection suppliers
    website:http://www.chempharmlab.com/medicines/injection/