Atabrine


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At•a•brine

(ˈæt ə brɪn, -ˌbrin)
Trademark.
a brand of quinacrine.
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Noun1.Atabrine - a drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malariaAtabrine - 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
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
References in periodicals archive ?
Atabrine: A synthetic antibiotic developed by the German pharmaceutical company Bayer in 1931, Atabrine (the trade name for mepacrine, also called quinacrine) was the first manmade substitute for quinine, the anti-malarial drug of choice at that time.
Her face had the yellow-ivory tinge of atabrine: her hair, which had once been the colour of bottled honey, was dark and stringy with sweat.
Giardiasis in infancy and childhood: a prospective study of 160 cases with comparison of quinacrine (Atabrine) and metronidazole (Flagyl).
1933: Atabrine was introduced as a substitute for quinine in combating malaria.