chloroquine

Antimalarial drug that has the interesting property of increasing the pH within the lysosomewhen added to intact cells in culture.

Chloroquine

Chloroquine n is a 4-aminoquinoline drug used in the treatment or prevention of malaria. ==Medical uses== ===Malaria prevention=== Chloroquine can be used for preventing malaria from Plasmodium vivax, P. ovale and P. malariae. Popular drugs based on chloroquine phosphate (also called nivaquine) are Chloroquine FNA, Resochin and Dawaquin. Many area...
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chloroquine

(klorĀ“o-kwin) an antiamebic and antiinflammatory agent used in treatment of malaria, giardiasis, non-intestinal amebiasis, lupus erythematosus, and rheumatoid arthritis; used as the base, hydrochloride salt, or phosphate salt.
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chloroquine

[n] - an antibiotic used to treat malaria and amebic dysentery and systemic lupus erythematosus
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chloroquine

<drug> Antimalarial drug that has the interesting property of increasing the intralysosomal pH when added to intact cells in culture. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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chloroquine

noun an antimalarial drug used to treat malaria and amebic dysentery and systemic lupus erythematosus
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chloroquine

A synthetic drug used mainly to treat malaria and also sometimes hepatitis, rheumatoid arthritis, and some skin conditions. It can have marked side-effects, such as blurred vision.
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chloroquine

synthetic drug used in the treatment of malaria. Chloroquine, introduced into medicine in the 1940s, is a member of an important series of chemically ... [2 related articles]
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chloroquine

Type: Term Pronunciation: klōr′ō-kwīn Definitions: 1. An antimalarial agent used for the treatment and suppression of Plasmodium vivax, P. malariae, and P. falciparum; available in phosphate and sulfate forms. It does not produce a radical cure because it has no effect on the exoerythrocytic stages; chloroquine-resistant strain...
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