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A randomized, controlled trial of artemisinin-piperaquine vs dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine phosphate in treatment of falciparum malaria.

Authors
  • Trung, Trieu Nguyen
  • Tan, Bo
  • Van Phuc, Dang
  • Song, Jian-ping
Type
Published Article
Journal
Chinese journal of integrative medicine
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2009
Volume
15
Issue
3
Pages
189–192
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s11655-009-0189-6
PMID: 19568711
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Both medicines had high cure rates, low recrudescence rates, and no serious adverse reactions. The administration of Artequick, however, was more convenient and lower incidence of gastrointestinal side effects than that of Artekin, so as to increase the efficacy in the malaria population.

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