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Artemisinin drugs: novel antimalarial agents.

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Artemisinin and its derivatives, artesunate and artemether, represent a new class of antimicrobial drug with potent activity against Plasmodium falciparum. Although they show excellent efficacy in both severe and uncomplicated malaria, dosage regimens still need to be optimised and pharmacokinetic profiles defined. In the treatment of uncomplicated malaria, the artemisinin drugs should be used in combination with a long acting antimalarial to protect both drugs against the emergence of resist...

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Publisher copy:
10.1517/13543784.9.8.1815

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Journal:
Expert opinion on investigational drugs
Volume:
9
Issue:
8
Pages:
1815-1827
Publication date:
2000-08-05
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EISSN:
1744-7658
ISSN:
1354-3784
URN:
uuid:65ac0dc4-0b22-4423-ad14-5f42492e27e4
Source identifiers:
61480
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pubs:61480

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