Section 15
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Synergism between antimony (tartar emetic) and thioxanthone compounds in the treatment of schistosomiasis

Nagaty, H.F.; Rifaat, M.A.; El Borolossy, A.W.

Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 63: 199-203


ISSN/ISBN: 0022-5304
PMID: 13727427
Accession: 014217506

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20 of 21 cases of Schistosoma haematobium in human patients were cured after treatment with daily doses of 10 mg. of lucanthone hydrochloride per kg. body-weight and 1.0 mg. of tartar emetic per kg. body-weight given together for 12 days; this combined therapy was more effective and caused less marked side effects than the same daily doses of either drug given alone for the same number of days.

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