EVALUATION OF EFFICACY AND TOXICITY OF DIFFERENT TREATMENT REGIMENS IN PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM MALARIA

CHOGTU BHARTI, ADIGA SACHIDANAND PRABHU MUKYAPRANA, K.L.BAIRY

Abstract


The efficacy and toxicity of four commonly used antimalarials was evaluated. The
combinations evaluated were Artesunate and Doxycycline, Quinine and Doxycycline, Artesunate
and Quinine, Artesunate and Mefloquine. The four combinations did not show any statistically
significant difference in terms of days of defervescence, parasite clearance and hospital stay. All
the four combinations were well tolerated.


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