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antimalarials

Drugs used to prevent and treat MALARIA. They include chloroquine (Avloclor), dapsone, pyrimethamine (Daraprim), mefloquine (Lariam), atovaquone with proguanil hydrochloride (Malarone), proguanil (Paludrine) and artemether with lumefantrine (Riamet).
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Nascent iodine could be used in malaria both as a therapeutic and chemoprophylactic agent as an alternative to traditional antimalarials such as chloroquine, quinine, pyrimethamine, and artemisinin.
"With antimalarials, remember that patience is important.
(4) "Antimalarial Medicines in Kenya--Availability, Quality and Registration Status." Republic of Kenya Ministry of Health--Pharmacy & Poisons Board and Division of Malaria Control.
It is vital that you complete your course of antimalarials and take them exactly as instructed.
To the Editor: Resistance of Plasmodiumfalciparum to antimalarial drugs is one of the most worrying problems in tropical medicine.
The rising problem of resistance to the classical drugs (chloroquine and sulphadoxine pyrimethamine) (3,4) and the problem of recrudescence of artemisinin stress the need to look for new antimalarial agents (5).
It's also important to counsel DM patients that they are at particular risk for skin reactions with antimalarials, which can be serious, so that, "if there is a drug reaction that develops, it's noticed right away" and the drug can be stopped, she said.
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.
Switzerland-based Novartis is investing more than USD100m to advance research and development of new antimalarials over the next five years, it was reported yesterday.
Over the next five years, as part of its commitment, Novartis will invest more than $100M to advance research and development of next-generation treatments to combat emerging resistance to artemisinin and other currently used antimalarials. The company will also implement an equitable pricing strategy to maximize patient access in malaria-endemic countries when these new treatments become available.
Rathi, "An Overview of Currently Available Antimalarials," Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, vol.