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Table 1 Anti-malarial drugs used as first-line treatment by medical practitioners

From: Treatment of malaria from monotherapy to artemisinin-based combination therapy by health professionals in urban health facilities in Yaoundé, central province, Cameroon

Drugs prescribed by 132 clinicians Adults
N= 128(%)
Pregnant women n = 124 (%) Under five children
n= 126 (%)
AS/AQ 4.6 0.0 1.5
Quinine tablets 44.5 52.3 15.9
Amodiaquine 20.4 28.0 62.8
Artemether-lumefantrine 8.3 0.0 2.4
Artesunate-mefloquine 1.5 0.0 0.8
Artesunate suppositories 7.6 3.8 5.3
Dihydroartemisinin 5.3 2.3 4.6
Halofantrine 0.0 0.0 1.5
Sulphadoxine/Pyrimethamine 5.8 3.8 0.0
Pyrimethamine alone 0.0 0.8 0.0
Injectable quinine 3.0 9.0 4.5
Injectable artemether 0.8 0.0 2.0