pamaquine


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pamaquine

An obsolete and potentially toxic antimalarial agent superseded by primaquine.
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These drugs could be divided into two main types: acridines, which include mepacrine (quinacrine), used since 1930, and quinoleines, which include chloroquine (amodiaquine), proguanil, chlorproguanil, pyrimethamine, primaquine, quinocide, pamaquine.
During early part of the 20th century, a series of organic compounds (beginning with methylene blue) were evaluated, which led to the discovery of pamaquine and quinacrine and ultimately chloroquine, a 4-aminoquinoline.
The response is best associated with the administration of certain antimalarial drugs, such as pamaquine and primaquine.