HyperDic: antimalarial_drug

English > 1 sense of the expression antimalarial drug:
NOUNartifactantimalarial drug, antimalariala medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malaria
English > antimalarial drug: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malaria.
NarrowerchloroquineAn antimalarial drug used to treat malaria and amebic dysentery and systemic lupus erythematosus
mefloquine, mefloquine hydrochloride, Larium, MephaquineAn antimalarial drug (trade name Larium and Mephaquine) that is effective in cases that do not respond to chloroquine
primaquinesynthetic antimalarial drug
quinacrine, quinacrine hydrochloride, mepacrine, AtabrineA drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria
quinineA bitter alkaloid extracted from chinchona bark
Broaderantiprotozoal, antiprotozoal drugA medicinal drug used to fight diseases (like malaria) that are caused by protozoa

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