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What is Coartem (artemether and lumefantrine) used to treat?

Coartem (artemether and lumefantrine) is used to treat a malaria infection.

This very serious infection affects people who are bitten by mosquitoes that spread the infection.

Coartem is in a group of medications called antimalarials. Malaria is caused by an organism and these drugs kill the organisms that cause malaria.

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