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Lumefantrine



Lumefantrine
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-(dibutylamino)-1-[(9E)-2,7-dichloro- 9-[(4-chlorophenyl)methylidene] fluoren-4-yl]ethanol
Identifiers
CAS number 82186-77-4
ATC code  ?
PubChem 5311253
Chemical data
Formula C30H32Cl3NO 
Mol. mass 528.939 g/mol
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Therapeutic considerations
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Lumefantrine (or benflumetol) is an antimalarial drug.

Additional recommended knowledge

The term "co-artemether" is sometimes used to describe the administration of lumefantrine with artemether.[1]

References

  1. ^ Toovey S, Jamieson A, Nettleton G (2003). "Successful co-artemether (artemether-lumefantrine) clearance of falciparum malaria in a patient with severe cholera in Mozambique". Travel medicine and infectious disease 1 (3): 177–9. doi:10.1016/j.tmaid.2003.09.002. PMID 17291911.


 
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