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.
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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.
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