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Table 2 Side effects documented in both treatment groups over one month follow up

From: Presumptive treatment with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine versus weekly chloroquine for malaria prophylaxis in children with sickle cell anaemia in Uganda: a randomized controlled trial

Symptom Treatment SP
N = 120
Treatment CQ
N = 122
Odd's ratio 95% C1 P Value
Vomiting
Yes
No
8 (6.6%)
112 (93.4%)
14(11.5%)
108(88.5%)
0.55 0.12 - 1.36 0.20
Blurred vision
Yes
No
2 (1.6%)
118(98.4%)
1(0.8%)
121 (99.2%)
1.6 0.08 - 6.2 0.66
Pruritus
Yes
No
2(1.6%)
118(98.4%)
3(1.8%)
119(98.2%)
0.6 0.07 - 4.67 0.32
Skin rash
Yes
No
5 (4.1%)
115 (95.9%)
3 (1.8%)
119 (98.2%)
1.74 0.38-8.921 0.44