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Table 3 Pharmaceutical drugs used to prevent “Palu” in rural and urban area, Benin, 2016

From: Between traditional remedies and pharmaceutical drugs: prevention and treatment of “Palu” in households in Benin, West Africa

Type of pharmaceutical drugs  Prevention
Cotonou Lobogo
n % n %
ACT 33 16.18 17 26.15
Sulfadoxine-pyrimetamine 42 20.59 1 1.54
Quinine 40 19.61 6 9.23
Chloroquine 25 12.25 6 9.23
Apipalua 7 3.43 1 1.54
Paracetamol 36 17.65 17 26.15
Others 21 10.29 17 26.15
Total 204   65  
  1. ACT Artemisinin-Combined Therapy
  2. aApipalu is a HM anti-malarial medicine, in tablets or syrups, package industrially in Benin, n is the number of drugs cited