ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antiprotozoal agent: Antimalarial

Chemical Name

(3R,5aS,6R,8aS,9R,10S,12R,12aR)-decahydro-10-methoxy-3,6,9-trimethyl-3,12-epoxy-12H-pyrano[4,3-j]-1,2-benzodioxepin (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Artemetherum (Latin)
  • Artemether (German)
  • Artéméther (French)
  • Artemetero (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Artemether (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • Artéméther (OS: DCF)
  • UNII-C7D6T3H22J (IS)
  • Artemether (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Artemetherum (PH: Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Adither Plus (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Adley, India
  • Amblum (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Meezab, Pakistan
  • Ametherdenk
    E. Denk OHG, Kenya
  • Anther (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    COSMAS, India
  • Arexel (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Jayson, Bangladesh
  • Arh-L (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Lincoln, India
  • Arh-L Forte (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Lincoln, India
  • Arlufa (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Zafa, Pakistan
  • Arlufe (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Neiss, India
  • Arsumet-L (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Aronex, India
  • Arte Plus (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Zydus Cadila, India
  • Artefon (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    CTCPDPTU I-Pharbaco, Vietnam
  • Artelum (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Woodward, Pakistan
  • Artem
    Hilton, Pakistan; Kunming Dihon P'cal, Myanmar
  • Artemal
    Tabros, Pakistan
  • Artemet (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Artemether Suppo
    Saokim Pharma, Vietnam
  • Artemex
    Schazoo, Pakistan
  • Artemose
    Friends, Pakistan
  • Artheget (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Getz, Pakistan
  • Artitar (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Alliance, Pakistan
  • A-Teem (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Aamorb, India
  • Awamether (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Usawa, Pakistan
  • Coartem (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Novartis, Bangladesh; Novartis, Congo; Novartis, Indonesia; Novartis, Oman; Novartis, Thailand; Novartis, United States; Novartis, South Africa; Novartis Healthcare, Philippines
  • Co-Lutem (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Saokim Pharma, Vietnam
  • Combither (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Aristo, India
  • Larither
    Ipca, India; Ipca, Myanmar
  • Lumerax (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Ipca, India
  • Lumertam (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Lumether (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Themis Medicare, India
  • Lumether Forte (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Themis Medicare, India
  • Paluther
    Abbott, India; Sanofi-Aventis, Bangladesh
  • Rapither
    Ipca, India
  • Reonate-L (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Rishab, India
  • Riamet (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Novartis, Austria; Novartis, Australia; Novartis, Belgium; Novartis, Bulgaria; Novartis, Switzerland; Novartis, Germany; Novartis, France; Novartis, United Kingdom; Novartis, Greece; Novartis, Netherlands; Novartis, Poland; Novartis, Sweden
  • Zensumet-L (Artemether and Lumefantrine)
    Zenon, India

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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