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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