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an·ti·ma·lar·i·al

 (ăn′tē-mə-lâr′ē-əl, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Preventing or treating malaria.
n.
A drug used to prevent or treat malaria.

antimalarial

(ˌæntɪməˈlɛərɪəl)
adj
(Medicine) effective in the treatment of malaria
n
(Pharmacology) an antimalarial drug or agent
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antimalarial - a medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malariaantimalarial - a medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malaria
antiprotozoal, antiprotozoal drug - a medicinal drug used to fight diseases (like malaria) that are caused by protozoa
chloroquine - an antimalarial drug used to treat malaria and amebic dysentery and systemic lupus erythematosus
Larium, mefloquine, mefloquine hydrochloride, Mephaquine - an antimalarial drug (trade name Larium and Mephaquine) that is effective in cases that do not respond to chloroquine; said to produce harmful neuropsychiatric effects on some people
primaquine - synthetic antimalarial drug
Atabrine, mepacrine, quinacrine, quinacrine hydrochloride - a drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria
quinine - a bitter alkaloid extracted from chinchona bark; used in malaria therapy
Translations
antipaludéenantipaludique

antimalarial

[ˌæntɪməˈlɛərɪəl] ADJantipalúdico

antimalarial

adj antipalúdico, contra la malaria or el paludismo; n antipalúdico, medicamento para la malaria
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Following data were noted in each case: the demographic profile of these patients; reports of peripheral smear, malarial antigen test, ABG analysis, chest radiograph findings; whether antimalarial therapy was started before the onset of breathlessness; therapeutic intervention in the form of high flow oxygen or invasive or non-invasive ventilation, antimalarials used; other complications associated with malaria like anaemia, thrombocytopenia, acute kidney injury, hepatic involvement, shock and cerebral involvement; comorbid conditions like diabetes mellitus, hypertension, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), ischemic heart disease, HIV infection; ventilator associated complications and death or survival.
We need to continue to step up efforts, not only by increasing access to antimalarials but also by researching next-generation treatments to move closer to our vision of a malaria-free world.
Along with mosquito nets, artemisinin-derived drugs used in tandem with other antimalarials have helped ease the global malaria burden in recent years.
According to sources, Ayush doctors will be trained on early diagnosis and complete treatment and will be provided with necessary diagnostic tools and antimalarials for treatment of uncomplicated malaria cases.
One of the latter, called BDNF (for brain-derived neurotropic factor), was also increased in the blood of adult human patients with uncomplicated malaria who had participated in a clinical trial and received antimalarial drugs plus rosiglitazone, compared with other trial participants who had only taken antimalarials.
Evidence-based national or provincial guidelines informed by expert recommendations dictate the selection of preferred antimalarials, and drug choice policies have differed between provinces at various times (Table 1).
Though these drugs initially were effective, unfortunately there has been an emergence of resistance to and toxicity associated with long-term therapy using these traditional antimalarials.
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In vitro activity of various antimalarials (chloroquine, amodiaquine, quinine and mefloquine) against 32 isolates of Plasmodium falciparum in French Guiana [in French].