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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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.
All of these efforts, plus intensive troop education and the introduction of Atabrine for malaria chemoprophylaxis, brought malaria under control in endemic areas during the last year of the war.