chloroquine chloroquine

Definition(s):

  • (n) an antimalarial drug used to treat malaria and amebic dysentery and systemic lupus erythematosus

Usage(s):

  1. Some got only chloroquine, and nearly one-third soon had a second relapse.
  2. With resistance to once effective antimalarials like chloroquine now widespread in Asia, Africa and South America, the prognosis could not seem more grim.
  3. Malaria research had largely come to a halt during the years that chloroquine and DDT seemed all conquering.

News

  • Malaria fight sees decade of progress, with pitfalls ahead

    A lot can change in a decade. Back in 2003, many countries still relied on the increasingly ineffective chloroquine to treat malaria. Malaria testing was a job for lab technicians with microscopes, and treatment was left to professionals. And public health officials were smarting from their failure to eradicate the disease in the 1950s and 60s.
    on March 3, 2014     Source: IRIN

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Quotes

  • "The results recorded within the zones showed a national average of 39.2 per cent for chloroquine. It, therefore, became necessary to review antimalaria treatment policy in Nigeria", Lambo said.
    on Jan 28, 2005 By: Eyitayo Lambo Source: AllAfrica.com

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