Armethar contains an injectable antimalarial called Artemether, which is used in the treatment of severe (complicated) Plasmodium falciparum malaria
Artemether 80mg/ml Inj
3.2 mg/kg by the intramuscular route as a loading dose on the first day, followed by 1.6 mg/kg daily for a minimum of 3 days or until the patient can take oral therapy to complete a 7-day course. The daily dose can be given as a single injection. In children, the use of a tuberculin syringe is advisable since the injection volume will be small.