TITLE

Case report: Life-threatening hypoglycaemia associated with sulfadoxinepyrimethamine,a commonly used antimalarial drug

AUTHOR(S)
Fairhurst, R.M.; Sadou, B.; Guindo, A.; Diallo, D.A.; Doumbo, O.K.; Wellems, T.E.
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene;Sep2003, Vol. 97 Issue 5, p595
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Abstract: Due to chloroquine resistance, several African countries have changed their first-line malaria treatmentto sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP). In this report, we present a case of hypoglycaemic coma associated with SP, an adverse reaction that is likely to be underreported and expected to occur with greater frequency as the use of SP increases.
ACCESSION #
18933814

 

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