Lonart-DS is used for the treatment of malaria including multidrug resistant strains of Plasmodium falciparum
Each film coated tablet contains:
- Artemether, 80mg
- Lumefantrine, 480mg
Lonart-DS is contraindicated individuals hypersensitive to Artemether and Lumefantrine.
It should not be taken during breast feeding, due to the long elimination half-life of lumefantrine. If taken, it is recommended that breast feeding should not start until at least one week after stopping the treatment.
DIRECTION OF USE
Each carton of Lonart-DS tablet contains blister of 6 tablets
Lonart-DS tablets should be used by individuals with body weight of 35kg and above
- Take one (1) tablet as an initial dose and take another 1 after 8 hours on the first day
- Take one (1) tablet in the morning and one (1) in the evening for the next two days.
Lonart-DS tablet is better taken with food especially fatty meals.