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Product name: Artemether
Synonym: Dihydroartemisinin methyl ether, Artemetherum, Artemtherin
CAS NO.: 71963-77-4
M.F. &M. W. : C16H26O5; 298.37
Plants source: composites Artemisia annua L. leaf.
Physical Property: appearance: white crystal or crystalline powder. Melting point:86~90℃, odorless, slight bitter taste.
Indications: According to pharmacological study, Artemether has a direct kill effect on plasmodium at erythrocytic stage, but invalid at organizational stage. Clinical research shows that Artemether has none of toxic and side effects in clinical treatment of tertian malaria, even the time of malignant protozoon turn to negative is faster than aralen, especially superior for the treatment of malignant malaria and cerebral malaria in anti-aralen-protozoon–strains area.