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  • n. A drug with various applications, including as an antimalarial, having the chemical formula C23H30ClN3O

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  • n. a drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria


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  • But population controllers have sterilized many Third-World women with quinacrine, which is controversial even among population controllers.

    Morality is Objective (And People Are Wrong)

  • Chemical sterilization of women by "permanent scarring" with the quinacrine drug

    Morality is Objective (And People Are Wrong)

  • (Half an hour before giving quinacrine, give an antihistamine like promethazine to help prevent vomiting.)

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  • Metronidazole is often used, but quinacrine is cheaper.

    Chapter 31

  • A multi-center, Phase I single-dose ascending trial of CBLC102 the predecessor of these Curaxins, formerly known as anti-malaria drug quinacrine, is ongoing in patients with gastrointestinal and liver tumors in The Russian Federation.

  • Rowley advanced this work by examining chromosomes microscopically using a combination of staining techniques (Giemsa and the fluorescent antimalarial drug, quinacrine) to discern that the missing portion of chromosome 22 had been added to the long arm of chromosome 9 in CLL patients.

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  • Rowley relied instead on the unique quinacrine staining patterns that appeared on partly elongated chromosomes generated by brief treatment of patient cells with the microtubule polymerization inhibitor, vinblastine.

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  • She received an experimental treatment with quinacrine for 3 months, but showed only minimal and transitory improvement.

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  • QS (the quinacrine method of non-surgical permanent contraception for women) is one family planning option currently under study that shows great potential. - Latest Articles

  • "After adjusting for the substantial differences between patients who chose to take quinacrine or not, we did not find any evidence that oral quinacrine at a dose of 300 mg a day increased the length of survival of patients with prion disease," John Collinge of University College London and colleague wrote in the journal Lancet Neurology.

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