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  • n. A fast-acting blood schizonticide specifically indicated for the treatment of chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum malaria and cerebral malaria cases.


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  • In addition to the parent compound, a number of artemisinin derivatives are available to treat malaria; these include artesunate, artemether, artemotil, and dihydroartemisinin.

    Health News from Medical News Today


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