Artesunate – amodiaquine for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria

by Sirima SB, Gansane A. Expert Opin Investig Drugs, July 2007, 16(7):1079-85.

Summary: Without an effective vaccine for the prevention of malaria, a fundamental component of the strategy for the control of this disease is based on prompt and effective treatment. An important step is the recent registration in Morocco (the country where the drug is manufactured) of a fixed combination of artesunate plus amodiaquine by the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative with sanofi-aventis as the industrial partner.

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