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  • noun medicine A drug, of the artemisinin group, used to treat malaria

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  • Combination therapy with antioxidants and a newer antimalarial called artesunate was similarly effective in treating cerebral malaria and preventing subsequent cognitive impairment in mice.

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  • SATURDAY, Nov. 6 HealthDay News -- The death rate among children with severe malaria was nearly one-fourth lower when they received a new drug called artesunate than when they got the standard treatment of quinine, a new study shows.

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  • Combination therapy with antioxidants and a newer antimalarial called artesunate was similarly effective in treating cerebral malaria and preventing subsequent cognitive impairment in mice.

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  • Combination therapy with antioxidants and a newer antimalarial called artesunate was similarly effective in treating cerebral malaria and preventing subsequent cognitive impairment in mice.

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  • Combination therapy with antioxidants and a newer antimalarial called artesunate was similarly effective in treating cerebral malaria and preventing subsequent cognitive impairment in mice.

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  • One of the major causes of death in the world is malaria, but the World Health Organization estimates that 20 percent of the one million deaths from malaria are dying because the medicines that they are taking are substandard or outright counterfeits. estimates that half of the medicine sold in Africa are substandard or outright fakes, and last May, Nigerian authorities confiscated a large shipment of antimalaria drugs which had been labled as originating in India but were actually counterfeit medications from China. the anti malaria drug artesunate, which is often sold over the counter.

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  • The new medication, known as ASAQ, combines two of the most effective drugs known to treat malaria, artesunate and amodiaquine.

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  • Rectal artesunate is being developed because patients in malaria endemic countries, who are commonly at high risk of death from malaria, often cannot get to health services.

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  • Research from MORU has contributed importantly to the current WHO guidelines on the treatment of severe and uncomplicated malaria, including artesunate for severe malaria and artemisinin combination therapy ACT for uncomplicated disease.

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  • "The only [other] thing they could have tried was artesunate," said Umberto D'Alessandro, an epidemiologist in Belgium.

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