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TREATMENT OF FALCIPARUM-MALARIA

Abstract:

The treatment of falciparum malaria, one of the world's major killing diseases, has been complicated by development of resistance to a number of antimalarial drugs, principally chloroquine. Quinine and quinidine are the only widely available drugs which are effective against chloroquine-resistant falciparum malaria and can be given by injection. Three new synthetic antimalarial drugs, mefloquine, halofantrine, and enpiroline, are also effective against chloroquine-resistant strains, but rare ...

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Journal:
ISI ATLAS OF SCIENCE-PHARMACOLOGY
Volume:
1
Issue:
4
Pages:
303-306
Publication date:
1987-01-01
ISSN:
0890-9083
URN:
uuid:08f68107-4ca8-4bf7-82cf-1dc7d10ae467
Source identifiers:
61260
Local pid:
pubs:61260
Language:
English

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