TABLE 1.

Artemisinin doses in the two treatment arms

Dosing regimenDosea
Day 1Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 5
Standard2 × 250250 × 2250 × 2250 × 22 × 250
Escalating2 × 5050 × 2125 × 2125 × 22 × 250
  • a On days 1 and 5 the drug was given as a single dose (in milligrams) of two capsules. On the other days the dose (in milligrams) was divided and given on two occasions.