antimalarial drug

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Related to Antimalarial medication: mefloquine, hydroxychloroquine, Plaquenil, quinine, Malarone
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Noun1.antimalarial drug - a medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malariaantimalarial drug - 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
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Your pharmacist can help you to determine whether there is a risk of malaria in the region you are travelling to and whether you will need to take antimalarial medication before, during and after your holiday.
Howbeit, the presence of worm may not directly worsen malaria in children and as having children with malaria take worm expellers in combination with their antimalarial medication is not necessary.
In their study, adherence level was measured by patients reporting of completing the treatment course of antimalarial medication (ACT) by themselves [21].
She previously experienced several episodes of malaria (most recently in February 2014), for which she received antimalarial medication provided by a Brazilian military post at the border of Peru.
Considering consistent findings of all these studies in favour of rapid, easily performed, sensitive and specific ICT test and taking in account the prevalence and complexity of malarial disease, and rapidly spreading drug resistance to antimalarial medication in Pakistan19-21, it would be beneficial to look at ICT as an accepted standard to diagnose malarial parasite.
At least 12 patients received first dose of antimalarial medication (ACT) after 7 days of symptoms.
The exact cause of psoriasis is unknown but there is a familial connection and the disease may be triggered or aggravated by skin injury, gluten, sunburn, obesity, cold weather, lack of sunlight, infections, stress, the development of autoimmune disease, pharmaceutical medications (lithium, beta blockers, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications and antimalarial medication), alcohol, smoking or hormonal changes.
Those who had antimalarial medication during the previous two weeks were excluded from the study.
Will we need to take any antimalarial medication? Diane Lee, by email
Holtfreter et al., "Why do Plasmodium malariae infections sometimes occur in spite of previous antimalarial medication?" Parasitology Research, vol.
Antimalarial medication, usually quinine-based, can cause
Worldwide, the volume of antimalarial medication delivered to the public