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- To demonstrate the non-inferiority, in terms of clinical and parasitological efficacy on D28 of administration of Coarsucam™ (artesunate+amodiaquine fixed-dose combination), as a single daily dose, in comparison with administration of Coartem® (artemether+lumefantrine).
To compare the 3 treatment groups in terms of:
- clinical and parasitological efficacy on D14 and D28 on the global population and on the subpopulation consisting of children aged under 5 years and that for patients aged 5 years and over
- clinical and laboratory safety
- time to parasite clearance
- time to clearance of fever
- changes in gametocytaemia
- impact on anaemia
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Artesunate + Amodiaquine
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:45:08-0400
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