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Efficacy and safety of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine.

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Dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine, a fixed-dose combination antimalarial, is an inexpensive, safe and highly effective treatment for uncomplicated falciparum or vivax malaria. Efficacy assessed over 28-63 days has consistently exceeded 95% in the treatment of multidrug-resistant falciparum malaria. More than 2600 patients have been treated with this combination in prospective studies, mainly in Southeast Asia. Tolerability was uniformly good, and no serious adverse effects have been identified. ...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
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NDM
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Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene More from this journal
Volume:
101
Issue:
9
Pages:
858-866
Publication date:
2007-09-01
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EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
Language:
English
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uuid:06d59191-6890-4e28-a34a-577ac509b998
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pubs:26894
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26894
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2012-12-19

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