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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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Research, published today at the start of Malaria Awareness Week, reveals that almost a third of Welsh people did not take the required antimalarials when they visited a malaria hotspot - the highest figure in the UK.
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Next-generation antimalarials are urgently needed to tackle rising parasite resistance to current therapies.
The Eisai and Broad Joint Development Program for Antimalarial Medicines, was established in September 2014 and has led to the identification and optimization of promising molecules, using hits obtained by screening Broad's compound library for antimalarials as a starting point.
The need for a robust pipeline of high-quality antimalarials.
Thalidomide, methotrexate, dapsone, and belimumab may be the best treatment alternatives for cutaneous lupus erythematosus that is refractory to antimalarials, based on reviews of 15 years of medical records from three large tertiary care centers.
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Severe malaria, defined as the presence of [greater than or equal to] 5% of infected red blood cells, or at least one of several complications, ([dagger]) should be treated with intravenous antimalarials (4).
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.
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.