Review: could Coartem cause Borreliosis (Lyme disease)?
Summary: Borreliosis is reported only by a few people who take Coartem.
We study 72 people who have side effects while taking Coartem from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Borreliosis and more.
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Coartem has active ingredients of artemether; lumefantrine. It is often used in malaria. (latest outcomes from Coartem 84 users)
Borreliosis (infectious disease caused by at least three species of bacteria belonging to the genus borreliae) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Borreliosis 1,606 patients)
On Nov, 30, 2014: 72 people reported to have side effects when taking Coartem. Among them, 1 people (1.39%) has Borreliosis.
Time on Coartem when people have Borreliosis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Borreliosis when taking Coartem * :
Age of people who have Borreliosis when taking Coartem * :
Severity of Borreliosis when taking Coartem ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Borreliosis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diuretic effect (1 people, 100.00%)
- Lyme disease (1 people, 100.00%)
- Lyme disease - chronic persistent (1 people, 100.00%)
- Heart disease congenital (1 people, 100.00%)
- Healthy living (1 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (1 people, 100.00%)
- Fluconazole (1 people, 100.00%)
- Hydroxyzine pamoate (1 people, 100.00%)
- Aspirin (1 people, 100.00%)
- Vitamin b12 (1 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- I used coartem and developed redish all over my body. can coartem cause rashes
(Asked by a 34 year old woman who has Rashes, and takes Coartem)
i developed rashes which is itching me after using coartem for three days. also having sensation in my mouth and blister at the angle of my lips. could it be a side effect from coartem?
- Experiencing hypothermia from taking malaria medicine coartem
(Asked by a 45 year old woman who has Malaria, Hypothermia, and takes Coartem)
we were in south sudan and my 4.5 year old son came back to kenya and 4 days later we were in the hospital being tested for malaria. we both have it. i am responding with hypothermia i think i have really cold arms and feet. hands are ok
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