EFFECT OF ANTIMALARIALS ON PHARMACOKINETICS OF CEFTRIAXONE IN NEONATES AND CHILDREN SUFFERING FROM MALARIA AND BACTERIA INFECTIONS IN SOUTH WEST NIGERIA
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Poster
- By: BABALOLA, Chinedum Peace (University Of Ibadan - Nigeria, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Ibadan, Nigeria)
- Co-author(s): Chinedum Peace Peace Babalola
Co-existence of malaria with bacterial infections is common in tropics especially in paediatrics, hence concurrent use of antimalarials and antibiotics. Previous studies reported marked decrease in bioavailability of Beta-lactam antibiotics by antimalarials in healthy adults after oral administration in addition to decrease in in vitro activity.
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