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Table 2 Distribution of samples by active pharmaceutical ingredient

From: The quality of anti-malarial medicines in Embu County, Kenya

Active pharmaceutical ingredient(s) Total Percentage
Artemether/lumefantrine 18 46.2
Quinine suspension 6 15.4
Dihydroartemesinin/piperaquine 4 10.3
Artesunate/mefloquine 2 5.1
Unknown—Remoxe®a 2 5.1
Amodiaquine 1 2.6
Artemisinin/piperaquine 1 2.6
Artesunate/amodiaquine 1 2.6
Artemisinin/naphthoquine 1 2.6
Chloroquine 1 2.6
Artesunate injection 1 2.6
Artesunate suspension 1 2.6
Total 39 100
  1. aRemoxe® is a herbal product made of extracts of Ajuga remota. Its use was based on folklore where Ajuga remota is used by locals in treatment of malaria. Remoxe® suspension is a white extract of Ajuga remota in natural vegetable oil while the capsules are made of Ajuga remota powder