quinacrine hydrochloride


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quin·a·crine hydrochloride

 (kwĭn′ə-krēn′)
n.
A bright yellow, bitter, crystalline compound, C23H32Cl3N3O·2H2O, used as an antimalarial and antihelminthic drug.

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Noun1.quinacrine hydrochloride - a drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malariaquinacrine hydrochloride - a drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria
antimalarial, antimalarial drug - a medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malaria
anthelminthic, anthelmintic, helminthic, vermifuge - a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms
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The sterilization agent in this procedure is a small pellet containing the drug quinacrine hydrochloride.
Histopathologic changes in the cornual portion of the fallopian tube following a single transcervical insertion of quinacrine hydrochloride pellets," Advances in Contraception, (March, 1991).