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close this bookManagement of Uncomplicated Malaria and the Use of Antimalarial Drugs for Protection of Travellers (WHO - OMS, 1995, 108 p.)
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View the document1. INTRODUCTION
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View the documentREFERENCES
View the documentANNEX 1. LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
View the documentANNEX 2. DRUG SCHEDULES OF ANTIMALARIAL DRUGS FOR TREATMENT AND PROPHYLAXIS
View the documentANNEX 3. ANTIMALARIAL DRUGS: SALT-BASE EQUIVALENTS

ANNEX 3. ANTIMALARIAL DRUGS: SALT-BASE EQUIVALENTS

Salt (mg)

Base (mg)

Amodiaquine chlorohydrate

200

153

Amodiaquine dihydrochloride

261

200

Chloroquine diphosphate

242

150

Chloroquine hydrochloride

184

150

Chloroquine sulphate

204

150

Clindamycin hydrochloride

166

150

Doxycycline dihydrochloride

100

90

Halofantrine hydrochloride

250

233

Mefloquine hydrochloride8

274

250

Primaquine phosphate

26

15

Proguanil hydrochloride

100

87

Quinidine bisulphate

234

200

Quinidine gluconate

289

200

Quinidine sulphate

217

200

Quinine bisulphate

508

300

Quinine dihydrochloride

366

300

Quinine ethylcarbonate

366

300

Quinine hydrobromide

366

300

Quinine hydrochloride

405

300

Quinine sulphate

363

300

Tetracycline hydrochloride

250

231

8 The formulation available in the United States of America contains 250 mg mefloquine hydrochloride equivalent to 228 mg mefloquine base.