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Table 1 Self-medication with anti-malarial drugs prior to consultation in Terinkyo and Madibou health centres in Makelekele district, Brazzaville

From: Artesunate-amodiaquine efficacy in Congolese children with acute uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Brazzaville

Anti-malarial drugs N (%)
Patients 1,087
No self-medication 823 (75.7)
After self-medication 264 (24.3)
 Classical monotherapies 237 (89.8)
  Amodiaquine 38 (14.4)
  Chloroquine 139 (52.7)
  Quinine 42 (15.9)
  Sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine 18 (6.8)
 Artemisinin derivatives 27 (10.2)
  Artesunate monotherapy 6 (2.3)
  Artemether monotherapy 11 (4.2)
  Dihydroartemisinin monotherapy 4 (1.5)
 Artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) 6 (2.3)
  Artemether-lumefantrine 1 (0.4)
  Artesunate + amodiaquine 4 (1.5)
  Dihydroartemisinin-sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine 1 (0.4)
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