Paludrine


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Paludrine

A brand name for the antimalarial drug proguanil.
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There are a number of different types to choose from with Avloclor (chloroquine), and Paludrine (proguanil), the most common.
Travelers to these are to take an additional drug, paludrine, not currently available in the U.
Even some "good" drugs, such as Paludrine, used as a malaria preventative, produced ill side-effects in later life.
Shortly he is visited by his sergeant or platoon commander, partly to check on his preparedness and also to give him his daily anti-malarial paludrine tablet (as many soldiers were reluctant to take these pills, they had to taken under supervision).
The club was called The Paludrine after an anti-malaria pill but Andy's infectious looks had started a fever in me.
During this period he would no doubt be visited by his platoon commander or sergeant and given a Paludrine antimalarial tablet.
The latter was compounded by the fact that the preventative medication Paludrine itself had a number of detrimental side effects.
Commonwealth forces followed the precepts laid down in the British Army's "Handbook of Army Health" and practices such as delousing, effective field sanitation procedures (monitored by Medical Corps staff) and compulsory use of paludrine were routine practices.
It would appear that the Paludrine was not as effective as supposed.