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- Known hypersensitivity to artemether, lumefantrine, or to any of the excipients of Coartem Tablets [see ADVERSE REACTIONS].
Strong CYP3A4 Inducers
- Co-administration of strong inducers of CYP3A4 such as rifampin, carbamazepine, phenytoin and St. John's wort with Coartem Tablets can result in decreased concentrations of artemether and/or lumefantrine and loss of antimalarial efficacy [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS, DRUG INTERACTIONS, and CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY].
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/28/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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