Lumefantrine

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Lumefantrine
Lumefantrine-skeletal.svg
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-(dibutylamino)-1-[(9Z)-2,7-dichloro-9-(4-chlorobenzylidene)-9H-fluoren-4-yl]ethanol
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
MedlinePlus a609024
Legal status
Identifiers
CAS number 82186-77-4 N
ATC code P01BF01 (combination with artemether)
PubChem CID 6437380
DrugBank DB06708
ChemSpider 4941944 YesY
UNII F38R0JR742 YesY
KEGG D03821 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:156095 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL38827 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C30H32Cl3NO 
Mol. mass 528.939 g/mol
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Lumefantrine (or benflumetol) is an antimalarial drug. It is only used in combination with artemether. The term "co-artemether" is sometimes used to describe this combination.[1]

References[edit]

  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.