Atovaquone-proguanil for treating uncomplicated malaria.

  title={Atovaquone-proguanil for treating uncomplicated malaria.},
  author={Alex Osei-Akoto and Lois Orton and Shirley Owusu-Ofori},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Many conventional treatments for uncomplicated malaria are failing because malaria parasites develop resistance to them. One way to combat this resistance is to treat people with a combination of drugs, such as atovaquone-proguanil. OBJECTIVES To compare atovaquone-proguanil with other antimalarial drugs (alone or in combination) for treating children and adults with uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria. SEARCH STRATEGY We searched the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group… CONTINUE READING
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