Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Benflumetol; CGP 56697; Co-artemether; Coartem; Coartem Dispersible; Exafal; Lumefantrine/artemether; Riamet

Latest Information Update: 05 Apr 2016

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At a glance

  • Originator Academy of Military Medical Sciences (Beijing)
  • Developer Medicines for Malaria Venture; Novartis
  • Class Anthelmintics; Antifungals; Antimalarials; Antiprotozoals; Artemisinins; Ethanolamines; Fluorenes; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Angiogenesis inhibitors; Carrier protein inhibitors; Hemozoin inhibitors; Mitochondrial protein inhibitors; Protein synthesis inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

    Yes - Malaria
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Malaria

Most Recent Events

  • 26 Feb 2016 Preregistration for Malaria in Japan (PO)
  • 08 Apr 2009 Registered for Malaria in USA (PO)
  • 16 Feb 2009 Launched for Malaria in Africa (PO)
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