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Table 1 Treatment regimens

From: Clinical illness and outcomes in Nigerian children with late-appearing anaemia after artemisinin-based combination treatments of uncomplicated falciparum malaria

Artemether-lumefantrine  
Patients weighing:  
 5–14 kg received 1 tablet,  
 15–24 kg received 2 tablets,  
 25–34 kg received 3 tablets,  
 > 34 kg received 4 tablets at presentation (0 h), 8 h later and at 24, 36, 48 and 60 h after the first dose.  
Artesunate-amodiaquine  
Patients weighing:  
  ≥ 4.5 – < 9 kg received 1 tablet of 25 mg/67.5 mg formulation  
  ≥ 9 – < 18 kg received 1 tablet of 50 mg/135 mg formulation  
  ≥ 18 – < 24 kg received 1 tablet of 100 mg/270 mg formulation  
 24–36 kg received 1.5 tablet of 100 mg/270 mg formulation  
 > 36 kg received 2 tablets of 100/270 mg formulation daily for 3 days.  
Dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine  
Patients weighing:  
  ≥4.5 – <10 kg received ¾ of 1 tablet  
 10 – <16 kg, received 1.5 tablet  
 16 – <24 kg, received 2 tablets  
 24 – <34 or received 2.5 tablets  
 34 – <50 kg received 3 tables daily for 3 days.