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|Systematic (IUPAC) name|
|Biological half-life||20 hours|
|ATC code||P01BE04 (WHO)|
|Molar mass||312.401 g/mol|
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Artemotil (INN; also known as β-arteether), is a fast acting blood schizonticide specifically indicated for the treatment of chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum malaria and cerebral malaria cases. It is a semi-synthetic derivative of artemisinin, a natural product of the Chinese plant Artemisia annua. It is currently only used as a second line drug in severe cases of malaria.
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