Artesunate/mefloquine

Drug Profile

Artesunate/mefloquine

Alternative Names: Artesunate-mefloquine; ASMQ FDC; Mefliam Plus; Mefloquine/artesunate

Latest Information Update: 22 May 2017

$50 / €47 *
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At a glance

  • Originator Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative Foundation
  • Developer Cipla; Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative Foundation; Oswaldo Cruz Foundation
  • Class Antimalarials; Artemisinins; Phytotherapies; Quinolines; Sesquiterpenes
  • Mechanism of Action Free radical stimulants; Sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium-transporting ATPase inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    No
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Falciparum malaria

Most Recent Events

  • 19 May 2017 Launched for Falciparum malaria in Cameroon and Thailand (PO) before May 2017 (DNDi website, May 2017)
  • 19 May 2017 Artesunate/mefloquine is still pending registration for Falciparum malaria in Laos, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Kenya, Ghana, Benin, Togo, Chad, Ivory Coast, Republic of Guinea, Senegal, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Congo, and Mali (PO) (DNDi website, May 2017)
  • 30 Mar 2015 Launched for Falciparum malaria in Malaysia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia, Niger, Burkina Faso and Tanzania (PO) by March 2015
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