Azithromycin for treating uncomplicated malaria.

  title={Azithromycin for treating uncomplicated malaria.},
  author={Anna Maria van Eijk and Dianne J Terlouw},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND To prevent the development of drug resistance, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends treating malaria with combination therapy. Azithromycin, an antibiotic with antimalarial properties, may be a useful additional option for antimalarial therapy. OBJECTIVES To compare the use of azithromycin alone or in combination with other antimalarial drugs with the use of alternative antimalarial drugs for treating uncomplicated malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum or Plasmodium… CONTINUE READING