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What happens if I cannot keep the artemether/lumefantrine tablet down?

Sometimes the artemether and lumefantrine tablet is difficult to swallow. If you need to crush the tablet and mix it with one or two teaspoons of water, you can try that solution. If you do crush the tablet, be sure to drink the mixture right away and then add more water to the glass and drink that, too. If you vomit right after taking the tablet, or within one hour of taking the medicine, you should take another tablet. If you cannot keep that down, be sure and call your doctor.

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