Artemether/Lumefantrine and Vivax Malaria

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 22, 2012
Last Update Posted : January 17, 2013
University of Kassala, Sudan
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ishag Adam, University of Khartoum

Brief Summary:
The cure rate of artemether/lumefantrine in the treatment of vivax malaria.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Vivax Malaria Drug: tablets artemether/lumefantrine Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 38 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Artemether/Lumefantrine in the Treatment of Plasmodium Vivax Malaria in Eastern Sudan
Study Start Date : September 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2012

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MedlinePlus related topics: Malaria

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: artemether-lumefantrine
tablets (containing 20mg artemether and 120 mg lumefantrine) for three days
Drug: tablets artemether/lumefantrine
six doses of oral tablets of artemether/lumefantrine
Other Name: Quartem

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The cure rate [ Time Frame: 28 days ]
    The proportion of the cure patients

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Fever clearance time [ Time Frame: 28 days ]
    The time for fever clearance

  2. Parasite clearance time [ Time Frame: 28 days ]
    The time for the parasite to clear

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Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years to 80 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with vivax malaria

Exclusion Criteria:

  • severe malaria
  • pregnancy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01625871

Kassala, Sudan, 249
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Khartoum
University of Kassala, Sudan

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Ishag Adam, Professor, University of Khartoum Identifier: NCT01625871     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: vivax
First Posted: June 22, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 17, 2013
Last Verified: January 2013

Keywords provided by Ishag Adam, University of Khartoum:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Malaria, Vivax
Protozoan Infections
Parasitic Diseases
Artemether-lumefantrine combination
Antiprotozoal Agents
Antiparasitic Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Antifungal Agents
Antiplatyhelmintic Agents