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Table 1 Divergences in perceptions of drug efficacy

From: Use of drugs, perceived drug efficacy and preferred providers for febrile children: implications for home management of fever

Description One opinion Another divergent opinion
1. When using drugs in combination A powerful drug is found in drug combinations A weak drug is the one in drug combinations
2. Drugs having side effects This is a sign that a drug is efficacious This is a sign that a drug is not efficacious
3. Pre-packaged drugs Are the ones which are efficacious Are not efficacious, they are fake
4. Drugs giving fast recovery from the illness Shows that the drug is efficacious There is no drug that gives quick recovery. All drugs act slowly
5. Effect of using a drug for some time Makes the person be cured by preferably that drug Makes a person unable to be cured by that drug