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My friend is in rural Ghana and contracted malaria. She has

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My friend is in rural Ghana and contracted malaria. She has malarone and was given Lumether (also called Rezatrin Forte- according to research I have done): 80mg of artemether and 480mg of lumefantrine. Should she continue to take malarone while taking Lumether bid for 3 days or should she stop the malarone while taking the Lumether?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Pharmacy
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.
She should only take Lumether if that is what was prescribed to her.
I would not advise taking any additional drug.
For malaria a course of Lumether is sufficient.
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