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
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Originally a German drug produced in the United States prior to the war, atabrine was more effective in smaller doses than quinine, which has been used for 200 years.
1933: Atabrine was introduced as a substitute for quinine in combating malaria.
All of us took daily doses of Atabrine to ward off malaria and it worked as long as we continued taking the medicine.