To the Editor: In the article "Potential Medical Problems in Returnees from Vietnam" (Ann. Intern. Med. 68: 662, 1968), it was stated that the most frequently employed regimen in the treatment of falciparum malaria is quinine sulfate, 650 mg three times a day for 14 days together with pyrimethamine, 25 mg three times a day for 3 days, and dapsone, 25 mg/day.
In July 1967 this regimen was changed to quinine sulfate, 650 mg three times a day for 10 days, together with pyrimethanine, 25 mg twice a day for 3 days, and dapsone, 25 mg/day, after Rogoway (USARV Med.
REBACK H. MEDICAL PROBLEMS FROM VIETNAM. Ann Intern Med. ;69:168–170. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-69-1-168
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;69(1):168-170.
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