[The clinical evaluation of quinine for the treatment of Plasmodium falciparum malaria].

@article{Boulos1997TheCE,
  title={[The clinical evaluation of quinine for the treatment of Plasmodium falciparum malaria].},
  author={Marcos Boulos and Ana Paula Barzan Dutra and S M DiSanti and Masae Shiroma and Vicente Amato Neto},
  journal={Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical},
  year={1997},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={211-3}
}
Quinine was the first antimalarial drug to be employed and also the first resistance was noticed to. After 1960 quinine urged to be reintroduced in routine therapy alone or in combination. Aiming at evaluating the effectiveness of different schedules we studied 484 patients seen at the Malaria Laboratory. We used quinine alone in 126 patients, quinine plus sulfadoxine and pyrimethamine in 119 patients and quinine plus tetracycline in 239 patients. The results shown that 81% of all patients were… CONTINUE READING

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