halofantrine

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halofantrine

 [-fan´trēn]
an antimalarial agent used as the hydrochloride salt in treatment of acute malaria due to Plasmodium falciparum or P. vivax.

halofantrine

/hal·o·fan·trine/ (-fan´trēn) an antimalarial used as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of acute malaria due to Plasmodium falciparum and P. vivax.

halofantrine

an antimalarial.
indication It is used to treat mild to moderate malaria.
contraindication Known hypersensitivity to halofantrine prohibits its use.
adverse effects Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, anorexia, diarrhea, and arrhythmias.

halofantrine

A phenanthrene anti-malarial drug used to treat both main types of malaria, those caused by Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax . A brand name is Halfan.