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Efficacy of six doses of artemether-lumefantrine (benflumetol) in multidrug-resistant Plasmodium falciparum malaria.

Abstract:

The new oral fixed combination artemether-lumefantrine (CGP 56697) has proved to be an effective and well-tolerated treatment of multi-drug resistant Plasmodium falciparum malaria, although cure rates using the four-dose regimen have been lower than with the currently recommended alternative of artesunate-mefloquine. Two six-dose schedules (total adult dose = 480 mg of artemether and 2,880 mg of lumefantrine) were therefore compared with the previously used four-dose regimen (320 mg of arteme...

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Wilairatana, P More by this author
Gemperli, B More by this author
Gathmann, I More by this author
Phaipun, L More by this author
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Journal:
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
60
Issue:
6
Pages:
936-942
Publication date:
1999-06-05
EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
URN:
uuid:40230cc6-efe5-477e-81f6-6569dec09482
Source identifiers:
13797
Local pid:
pubs:13797

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