antimalarial drug

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Effects of extracts of Artemisia diffusa against Plasmodium berghei as a new antimalarial agent.
BOSTON--The use of adjunctive therapy and a lot of patience may go a long way to improving the response of cutaneous lupus erythematosus to antimalarial agents, according to Dr.
Avery MA, Muraleedharan KM, Desai PV, Bandyopadhyaya AK, Furtado MM, Tekwani BL (2003) Structure-activity relationships of the antimalarial agent artemisinin.
Earlier an in vitro study also found combination of quinine and omeprazole to be significantly synergistic (8), similarly another in vitro study found rabeprazole and lansoprazole to be the most effective antimalarial agents amongst the available PPI (7).
The article, "High-level production of amorpha-4,11-diene, a precursor of the antimalarial agent artemisinin, in Escherichia coli" appears in PLoS ONE, an open-access journal from the Public Library of Science.
The development of simple and cost-effective analytical protocols for artemisinin and its derivatives in both pure form and in dosage form has become very important in the face of increasing supply and demand for this antimalarial agent.
Sold under the brand name Maloff Protect,l the tablets contain two antimalarial agents, atovaquone and proguanil.
8) Due to this serious health problem, researchers have focused on discovering new antimalarial agents.
In-vitro activity of pyronaridine and amodiaquine against African isolates (Senegal) of Plasmodium falciparum in comparison with standard antimalarial agents.
Zhang, Synthesis and Evaluation of 4-Quinazolinone Compounds as Potential Antimalarial Agents, Eur.
Masterson also deftly handles many subthemes throughout the book including: how a dawning appreciation for medical ethics eventually eliminated malaria experiments in humans, how the infrastructure created to fight malaria eventually became the National Institutes of Health, how pharmaceutical companies were involved in the search for antimalarial agents, and how current malaria-control programs in endemic countries work (or don't--even today, two African children die from malaria per minute).
The antimalarial agents mefloquine and chloroquine and the combinations atovaquone/proguanil and pyrimethamine/sulfadoxine can, at doses used for prophylaxis, be administered together with the Ty21a vaccine; however, the manufacturer advises that other antimalarial agents only be administered at least 3 days after the last vaccine dose (27).
These slow-acting medications include a potpourri of agents from different pharmacologic classes including immunosuppressive agents, specific anti-cytokine agents, antimalarial agents, chelating agents and even gold compounds.
In the context of increasing resistance of Plasmodium spp to chloroquine and other antimalarial agents such as sulfadoxinepyrimethamine, (4) the quest for a malaria vaccine has been long and sombre but recent development in medical research has led us to the point where we can consider the development of a vaccine to be feasible.