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Table 6 Additional medicines received by children after treatment by CHW

From: Integrated community case management of malaria and pneumonia increases prompt and appropriate treatment for pneumonia symptoms in children under five years in Eastern Uganda

Medicine Intervention Control
(n = 42) (n = 96)
Paracetamol 32 (76.2) 71 (74.0)
Cotrimoxazole* 6 (14.3) 15 (15.6)
Cough syrups 4 (9.5) 6 (6.3)
Amoxicillin* 1 (2.4) 5 (5.2)
Chlorphenramine 6 (14.3) 5 (5.2)
Metronidazole 2 (4.8) 4 (4.2)
Quinine† 0 (0) 3 (3.0)
Ampicillin* 0 (0) 2 (2.0)
Artemether-lumefantrine† 3 (7.1) 2 (2.0)
Benzylpenicillin* 0 (0) 2 (2.0)
Chloramphenicol* 0 (0) 2 (2.0)
Chloroquine† 1 (2.4) 2 (2.0)
Combination flue medicines 0 (0) 2 (2.0)
Dexamethasone 1 (2.4) 2 (2.0)
Unknown antimalarial syrup† 0 (0) 2 (2.0)
Ampiclox* 0 (0) 1 (1.0)
Anti-emetic 1 (2.4) 1 (1.0)
Cetrizine 0 (0) 1 (1.0)
Erythromycin* 0 (0) 1 (1.0)
Ibuprofen 1 (2.4) 1 (1.0)
Mebendazole 0 (0) 1 (1.0)
ORS 1 (2.4) 1 (1.0)
Vitamins 1 (2.4) 0 (0)
  1. * considered as additional antibiotics.
  2. † considered as additional anti-malarials.