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Artesunate versus artemether in combination with mefloquine for the treatment of multidrug-resistant falciparum malaria.

Abstract:

To compare the therapeutic efficacy of oral artesunate and artemether in combination with mefloquine for the treatment of multidrug resistant malaria, a trial was conducted in 540 adults and children on the Thai-Myanmar border. Three regimens were compared: artesunate (4 mg/kg/d for 3 d), artemether (4 mg/kg/d for 3 d), both in combination with mefloquine (25 mg/kg), and a single dose of mefloquine (25 mg/kg). The artesunate and artemether regimens gave very similar clinical and parasitologic...

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Luxemburger, C More by this author
Brockman, A More by this author
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Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
89
Issue:
5
Pages:
523-527
Publication date:
1995
DOI:
EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
URN:
uuid:2b8b2104-6001-446b-a08b-9dd000ec855b
Source identifiers:
18638
Local pid:
pubs:18638

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