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Intramuscular loading dose of quinine for falciparum malaria: pharmacokinetics and toxicity.

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In a study of intramuscular injection of quinine eight adults with moderately severe falciparum malaria resistant to chloroquine were treated with quinine dihydrochloride, being given a loading dose of 20 mg salt (16.7 mg base)/kg followed by three or four eight hourly maintenance doses of 10 mg salt (8.3 mg base)/kg injected into the anterior thigh. All patients responded to treatment. Fever and parasite clearance times (mean (SD) 60 (23) h and 53 (22) h respectively) were comparable with th...

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Journal:
British medical journal (Clinical research ed.) More from this journal
Volume:
293
Issue:
6538
Pages:
11-13
Publication date:
1986-07-01
ISSN:
0267-0623
Language:
English
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61097
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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