The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 33, Issue 10, pp 355–356 | Cite as

Epidemic hepatitis. Adverse effects of corticosteroids and a new method of treatment with Chingamin (cholroquine phosphate)

  • A. L. Libov


Taking into account that the routine use of corticosteroids in epidemic hepatitis treatment sometimes is a reason for different adverse effects, it is suggested that a new method of treatment with Chingamin (chloroquine phospate) be employed.

Chingamin had been used in the acute stage of infective hepatitis in 52 cases with good result and without adverse effects.


Hepatitis Chloroquine Hormone Treatment Corticosteroid Therapy Acute Stage 
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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. L. Libov
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  1. 1.Leningrad

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