Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, August 20th, 2006
Study 1: Rectally administered quinine is safe and effective for malaria treatment in children.
In a recently published article, scientists in Burkina Faso and France conducted a study "to compare the safety and efficacy of quinine given by the rectal route with quinine given by the intramuscular route in children with moderately severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria. This was a randomized, open, clinical trial conducted at a health center in Burkina Faso with 898 children with moderately severe P. falciparum malaria who were unable to take oral...
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