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Gregory Zhdanov
Gregory Zhdanov

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Subjects had scheduled assessments for parasitemia by TBS at four time points outside of CHMI: at screening, and prior to the first dose, the final dose and CHMI (for Group 2, which did not receive a delayed final dose, the third sample was taken 2 weeks after the final dose of the priming regimen). Except at screening, all positive TBS were confirmed retrospectively by qPCR after the conclusion of the study. Additional TBS were to be made for any symptomatic individual.

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To best compare these two leading regimens, we included two additional groups: the four-dose prime from Warfighter 2 without a final dose (Group 2), to determine whether a final dose was needed, and the four-dose prime from Warfighter 2 with a 4-week rather than 16-week final dose (Group 3) to match the 4-week final dose in Group 4, based on the premise that a final booster dose might be needed but did not depend on a 16-week delay. We further decided to conduct the study in a malaria-exposed population, as this is the most important target population for field application of PfSPZ-based vaccines.

The single dose regimen of mebendazole for the treatment of hookworm infections showed poor cure and egg reduction rates, while the multiple doses revealed satisfactory. Although multiple dose regimen administration is a bit more complex than the single dose, we strongly encourage replacing it with multiple dose regimen during deworming programs in hookworm endemic areas.

In addition to this, multiple studies have shown that, although cheap and widely available, the single dose of mebendazole is unsatisfactorily effective against hookworm infections, with CRs ranging from 18 to 59% [10,11,12,13,14,15].

Previously, only one randomized clinical trial comparing the efficacy of the single dose to the multiple dose of mebendazole against hookworm has been conducted [18]. However, it is the only randomized clinical trial conducted so far. To contribute to an increase of evidence, we also conducted a clinical trial comparing the single to the multiple dose of mebendazole against hookworm. This study is the first of its kind in Ethiopia.

Ethiopia is a hotspot area for hookworm and other STH infections. School children are disproportionately affected by these parasites [6, 26]. Mass drug administration for selected risk groups, such as children, using a single dose of albendazole or mebendazole is the mainstay for the control of STHs in Ethiopia [27]. However, there are recent reports which showed a reduction of the efficacy of the single dose mebendazole efficacy in some endemic areas [12, 14, 18, 28]. Moreover, an increased use of the single dose of mebendazole in many endemic areas may lead to the developments of drug resistance. Thus, perhaps other regimens of the drug could increase its efficacy. This calls for continuous monitoring of its therapeutic efficacy.

Lower efficacy of the single dose compared to the multiple doses of mebendazole might be associated with the extensive and frequent use of the single dose in deworming program. Although administration of the single dose of mebendazole for mass treatment is convenient in terms of practical implementation, our findings reveal that its capacity to achieve its primary objective of preventive chemotherapy on intensity reduction is questionable. In other words, 43 (82.7%), of the infected study participants were under light infection category at the base line, and 35 (67.1%) remained in this category after treatment (Table 2).

The administration of multiple doses of mebendazole as mass chemotherapy seems to be complex and the cost of administration is likely to be higher. However, our results strongly encourage its use as a preventive and control measure in hookworm endemic areas. In addition, this tangible efficacy variation in our trial also indicating new option for administering a multiple dose of mebendazole regimen in the prevention and control programs through handing the drugs to teachers or parents as we did in this trial in order to minimize the cost and other logistic issues.

Although comparing the two commonly used dose of mebendazole in a head to head manner is considered as strength of our study, the infection intensity of the parasite was determined by the examination of a single stool sample. Also, the multiple dose of mebendazole was administered by caregiver of each participant and the tablets might be not administered as recommended. This might have affected our findings which should be interpreted with these limitations in mind.

Overall, the multiple dose regimen of mebendazole showed satisfactory efficacy with significantly higher CR and ERR than the single dose regimen, against hookworm infections in school-aged children. These results advocate a need to revise treatment guidelines of the current deworming programs, particularly in hookworm endemic areas. Moreover, we recommend conducting further studies using a larger sample size, more sensitive diagnostic procedures and in different regions of the globe.

Findings In this randomized clinical trial of 422 patients, high-responding patients previously treated for 16 weeks with 300 mg of dupilumab weekly or every 2 weeks who continued those regimens had the most consistent efficacy; patients taking lower-dose regimens (every 4 or 8 weeks) or placebo had a dose-dependent reduction in response and no safety advantage.

The advised TXA dose regimen is quite straightforward in some cases, such as in trauma or postpartum hemorrhage, in contrast to some other indications where TXA can be applied following various regimens and routes of administration. In this paper, we list numerous doses that were found effective in reducing or treating bleeding (Table 1). However, TXA is actually only FDA (Federal Drug Agency)-approved for treating menorrhagia and preventing bleeding in patients with hemophilia. The EMA (European Medicines Agency), on the other hand, approved the use of TXA for a broader range of indications, including menorrhagia, gastrointestinal bleeding, prostate, urinary, ear, nose, and throat, abdominal, thoracic, gynecologic and cardiac surgery [153].

In conclusion, TXA is an easy-to-use and high-potential drug with beneficial effects on bleeding and blood transfusion requirements within many fields of medicine. For some indications, evidence for TXA use is (still) lacking, and/or the optimal dose regimen is unclear. Ongoing vigilance for the risk of thrombotic events and possible side effects with the use of TXA is needed.

Methods: Twelve inpatients (11 women), aged 89 +/- 4 years, weight 59 +/- 10 kg, receiving 3 to 8 concomitant medications, entered the study. Their creatinine clearance according to the Cockroft-Gault formula was 42 +/- 12 ml/min. The pharmacokinetics of 1 g acetaminophen was evaluated after the first dose (D1) and after the last dose (D7) during a 3 times daily regimen of 1 g for 5 consecutive days.

Conclusion: No drug accumulation occurred during multiple dosing with acetaminophen in these very old subjects. On the basis of pharmacokinetic data alone, a dose regimen of acetaminophen 1 g tid seems to be appropriate in such patients. 350c69d7ab




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