Shal 'Artem dispersible tablet is a malaria medication. It combines 2 antimalarials, that is artemether and lumefantrine. It is useful in treating uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in children weighing 5 to 15 kgs
5 kg to less than 15 kg 1 tablet morning and evening each for three consecutive days; 15 kg to less than 25 kg 2 tablet morning and evening each for three consecutive days; 25 kg to less than 35 kg 3 tablet morning and evening each for three consecutive day. There should be interval of 8 hours after first and second dose on first day. Administration: Take Shal
The AL combination found in Shal’Artem is highly effective. In fact, it has a cure rate of better than 98% and leads to rapid resolution of fever in malaria.
Firstly, Artemether in Shal’Artem rapidly kills the malaria parasites to resolve malaria symptoms quickly. Secondly, the long-lasting action of lumefantrine prevents the reappearance of malaria symptoms.