Shal 'Artem tablet is a combination of 2 antimalarials that is artemether and lumefantrine. It is useful in the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in children weighing more than 15 kgs.
Artemether 20mg + Lumefantrine 120mg Tablet
Recommended dose as follows: For adults and children weighing 35 kg and above a standard three days treatment schedule with a total of 6 doses as follows: four tablets as a single dose at the time of initial diagnosis, again four tablets after eight hours and then four tablets twice daily (morning and evening) on each of the following two days (total comprises 24 tablets). Recommended dose for infants and children weighing 5 to less than 35 kg: a six-dose regimen with 1 to 3 tablets per dose, depending on bodyweight. With very small children, crush the tablet. Administration: Shal