What is Coartem?
Trade name for Artemether is a fixed dose derivative of atremesinin used for treatment of acute uncomplicated plasmodium falciparum malaria. it has a high cure rate and is useful even in multi-drug resistant malaria. first developed by China, accepted by WHO in 2001. side effects commonly include dizziness, headache and anorexia. shows anaphylactic reactions and can cause irregular heart beat