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Lumefantrine
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-(dibutylamino)-1-[(9E)-2,7-dichloro-9-(4-chlorobenzylidene)-9 H-fluoren-4-yl]ethanol
Identifiers
CAS number 82186-77-4
ATC code  ?
PubChem 5311253
Chemical data
Formula C 30H32Cl3NO 
Mol. mass 528.939 g/mol
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Bioavailability  ?
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Lumefantrine (or benflumetol) is an antimalarial drug.

The term "co-artemether" is sometimes used to describe the administration of lumefantrine with artemether.[1]

References

  1. ^ Toovey S, Jamieson A, Nettleton G (2003). "Successful co-artemether (artemether-lumefantrine) clearance of falciparum malaria in a patient with severe cholera in Mozambique". Travel medicine and infectious disease 1 (3): 177–9. doi:10.1016/j.tmaid.2003.09.002. PMID 17291911.  
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