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an·ti·ma·lar·i·al

 (ăn′tē-mə-lâr′ē-əl, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Preventing or treating malaria.
n.
A drug used to prevent or treat malaria.
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antimalarial

(ˌæntɪməˈlɛərɪəl)
adj
(Medicine) effective in the treatment of malaria
n
(Pharmacology) an antimalarial drug or agent
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antimalarial - a medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malariaantimalarial - 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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Translations
antipaludéenantipaludique

antimalarial

[ˌæntɪməˈlɛərɪəl] ADJantipalúdico
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antimalarial

adj antipalúdico, contra la malaria or el paludismo; n antipalúdico, medicamento para la malaria
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He noted that although current antimalarial treatments were effective, malaria still causes a considerable number of deaths each year and as such was the world's fastest-growing vector-borne disease.
Controversy has surrounded an antimalarial drug that has been in use for more than 30 years and has been associated with potentially severe psychological side-effects.
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Because of the notorious capacities of Plasmodium falciparum to develop drug resistance, many antimalarial programs have recently included dihydroartemisinin/piperaquine (DHA/PPQ) as a second-line antimalarial drug.
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One of the study's clearest takeaways is that we need to arm ourselves against the rising threat of drug and insecticide resistance by investing in research and development for next-generation antimalarial treatments.
By ANGELA OKETCHbrAn antimalarial drug called Duo-Cotecxin that failed a laboratory quality test has been recalled from the Kenyan market over safety concerns.Dr Jacinta Wasike, the director of inspection, surveillance and enforcement at the Pharmacy and Poisons Board, told reporters in Kisumu on Thursday that the Board has advised against further importation of the drug.