The pharmacokinetics of caffeine in Nigerian children suffering from malaria and kwashiorkor

Objectives: Caffeine-containing beverages are generally consumed by Nigerians suffering from malaria and kwashiorkor in the belief that caffeine aids early recovery from these illnesses, which are common in the tropics. However, there are no studies on the influence of these diseases on the absorption and pharmacokinetics of caffeine in Africans. Materials… CONTINUE READING