antimalarial antimalarial


  • (n) a medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malaria


  1. When they got there, there was no quinine, the antimalarial medicine, available that day.
  2. From World War II work on antimalarial drugs, she suspected that this minor effect on adults might signal a more serious effect on the unborn.
  3. They have also been able to test the effect of antimalarial drugs.



  1. "It's a real revolution, it is enormously exciting to see this," Dame Bridget said. "The existing, really effective drug is not suitable for children because it has a nasty taste ...... now we have a life-saving, dispersible antimalarial drug...
    on Feb 11, 2009 By: Bridget Ogilvie Source: The Australian

  2. AID care packages for the starving and malaria-ravaged children of Sudan's wretched Darfur region "contain antimalarial medicines that will not work", Republican senator Sam Brownback said at a US hearing on malaria last week.
    on Oct 11, 2004 By: Sam Brownback Source:

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