A double-blind, placebo-controlled evaluation of ribavirin in the treatment of acute measles.

@article{Uylangco1981ADP,
  title={A double-blind, placebo-controlled evaluation of ribavirin in the treatment of acute measles.},
  author={C V Uylangco and G J Beroy and Lourdes Santiago and V D Mercoleza and Stephannie Larocque Mendoza},
  journal={Clinical therapeutics},
  year={1981},
  volume={3 5},
  pages={389-96}
}
In this double-blind, placebo-controlled study, treatment of measles patients with ribavirin resulted in shorter and less severe disease, as well as fewer complications, compared with patients in the placebo, group. Ribavirin was well tolerated. There were no side effects or changes in laboratory values that could be associated with drug-related toxicity… CONTINUE READING