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Table 4 Results of a meta-analysis comparing the efficacy of several anti-malarial combinations [54]

From: The clinical efficacy of artemether/lumefantrine (Coartem®)

Treatment combination 28-day PCR-corrected cure rate (%)
Artemether/lumefantrine (AL) 97.4
Mefloquine + artesunate (MAS) 96.9
Amodiaquine + artesunate (ASAQ) 88.5
Amodiaquine + sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (AQSP) 85.7
Sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine + artesunate 82.6
Chloroquine+ sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (CQSP) 72.1
Chloroquine + artesunate 45.3