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Table 2 Anti-malarial drugs used as second-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= 124 (%)
Pregnant women n = 113 (%) Under five children
N= 122 (%)
Injectable quinine 43.2 53.7 36.4
Injectable Artemether 3.0 1.5 3.8
AS/AQ 2.3 3.0 2.3
Artesunate-mefloquine 9.8 0.8 3.8
Artemether-lumefantrine 3.0 0.0 0.8
Quinine (oral) 20.4 19.7 13.6
Amodiaquine 0.8 1.5 6.0
Artesunate suppositories 10.6 5.3 18.1
Dihydroartemisinin 3.0 7.6 10.6
Artemether, oral 0.0 1.5 2.3
Halofantrine 0.8 0.0 0.0
Injectable Sulphadoxine/Pyrimethamine 2.3 3.8 1.5
Sulphadoxine/Pyrimethamine 0.0 0.8 0.0
Quinine + antibiotics 0.0 0.8 0.8