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Intravenous Artesunate and Malaria (IVAS)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01805232
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2013 by Ishag Adam, University of Khartoum.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : March 6, 2013
Last Update Posted : March 6, 2013
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
University of Kassala, Sudan
Kassala
Sudan
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ishag Adam, University of Khartoum

Brief Summary:
Intravenous artesunate is egual to quinine in the treatment of severe malaria

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Malaria Drug: artesunate Drug: Quinine Phase 4

Detailed Description:
Intravenous artesunate is egual to quinine in the treatment of severe malaria in the form of fever clearance time and parasite clearance time

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 80 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Intravenous Artesunate Versus Quinine in Severe Malaria at Kassla, Sudan
Study Start Date : March 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date : May 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date : July 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: Malaria

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: artesunate
intravenous artesunate 80 mg/kg initially then after 8 hours then daily
Drug: artesunate
intravenous artesunate 80 mg/kg initially then after 8 hours then daily

Drug: Quinine
quinine infusion 80 mg/kg every 8 hours till the patient can take orally

Active Comparator: quinine
quinine infusion 80 mg/kg every 8 hours
Drug: artesunate
intravenous artesunate 80 mg/kg initially then after 8 hours then daily

Drug: Quinine
quinine infusion 80 mg/kg every 8 hours till the patient can take orally




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. clearance of the parasite and fever [ Time Frame: 3 days ]
    To compare the parasite clearance time and fever clearance time between the two groups



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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year to 80 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

severe P.falciparum malaria-

Exclusion Criteria:

mixed infection Pregnant women -


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Locations
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Sudan
Kassala Recruiting
Kassala, Sudan, 249
Contact: Abzinab A Ali, MD    +249911259199 ext 122    ishagadamm@yahoo.com   
Principal Investigator: Tajeldien A Abdulla, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Khartoum
University of Kassala, Sudan
Kassala
Sudan

Publications:
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Responsible Party: Ishag Adam, Professor, University of Khartoum
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01805232     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: artesunate and malaria
First Posted: March 6, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 6, 2013
Last Verified: March 2013

Keywords provided by Ishag Adam, University of Khartoum:
severe
Falciaparum
Malaria

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Malaria
Protozoan Infections
Parasitic Diseases
Artesunate
Quinine
Antimalarials
Antiprotozoal Agents
Antiparasitic Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Antineoplastic Agents
Antiviral Agents
Schistosomicides
Antiplatyhelmintic Agents
Anthelmintics
Muscle Relaxants, Central
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Neuromuscular Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents