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Parenteral chloroquine for treating falciparum malaria.

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There is no information and therefore no consensus on how chloroquine should be administered to persons with severe malaria. Although widely considered dangerous, parenteral chloroquine is extensively used. We studied the acute disposition and toxicity of intravenous (iv), intramuscular (im), subcutaneous (sc), and oral chloroquine in 60 adult Zambian patients hospitalized with falciparum malaria. Plasma concentration profiles after parenteral administration were characterized by wide fluctua...

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10.1093/infdis/155.2.192

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
Role:
Author
Journal:
The Journal of infectious diseases
Volume:
155
Issue:
2
Pages:
192-201
Publication date:
1987-02-05
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EISSN:
1537-6613
ISSN:
0022-1899
URN:
uuid:90806dce-392e-473b-97a4-9d991b1bc7c5
Source identifiers:
42630
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pubs:42630

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