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1.

Sulfadoxine

A long acting sulfonamide that is used, usually in combination with other drugs, for respiratory, urinary tract, and malarial infections. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
21387
Concept ID:
C0038679
Pharmacologic Substance
2.

Pyrimethamine

One of the FOLIC ACID ANTAGONISTS that is used as an antimalarial or with a sulfonamide to treat toxoplasmosis. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
11062
Concept ID:
C0034283
Pharmacologic Substance
3.

Malaria

Malaria is a serious disease caused by a parasite. You get it when an infected mosquito bites you. Malaria is a major cause of death worldwide, but it is almost wiped out in the United States. The disease is mostly a problem in developing countries with warm climates. If you travel to these countries, you are at risk. There are four different types of malaria caused by four related parasites. The most deadly type occurs in Africa south of the Sahara Desert. Malaria symptoms include chills, flu-like symptoms, fever, vomiting, diarrhea, and jaundice. A blood test can diagnose it. It can be life-threatening. However, you can treat malaria with drugs. The type of drug depends on which kind of malaria you have and where you were infected. Malaria can be prevented. When traveling to malaria-prone regions: - See your doctor for medicines that protect you . - Wear insect repellent with DEET . - Cover up. - Sleep under mosquito netting . Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
7443
Concept ID:
C0024530
Disease or Syndrome
4.

Chloroquine

The prototypical antimalarial agent with a mechanism that is not well understood. It has also been used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and in the systemic therapy of amebic liver abscesses. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
909
Concept ID:
C0008269
Pharmacologic Substance
5.

Independent

MedGen UID:
721426
Concept ID:
C1299583
Finding
6.

Chloroquine

MedGen UID:
449990
Concept ID:
CN077515
Pharmacologic Substance
7.

Mutant

An altered form of an individual, organism, population, or genetic character that differs from the corresponding wild type due to one or more alterations (mutations). [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
109303
Concept ID:
C0596988
Cell or Molecular Dysfunction
8.

Schizonticides

Substances that inhibit the SCHIZONTS stage of protozoa. There is particular interest in them as ANTIMALARIALS. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
354500
Concept ID:
C1720748
Pharmacologic Substance
9.

Antimicrobial substance

Any substance or process that kills germs (bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms that can cause infection and disease). [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
209727
Concept ID:
C1136254
Pharmacologic Substance
10.

Fanasil

MedGen UID:
152647
Concept ID:
C0729134
Pharmacologic Substance
11.

Sulfone

Any of substance containing a sulfonyl functional group attached to two carbon atoms with antibiotic activity. Tthe general structural formula is R-S(=O)(=O)-R'. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
21395
Concept ID:
C0038761
Pharmacologic Substance
12.

Sulfonamides

the chemical group -SO2NH2; do not confuse with BENZENESULFONAMIDE, which are the family of bacteriocidal "sulfa drugs" and diuretics related to sulfanilamide. [from CRISP]

MedGen UID:
21394
Concept ID:
C0038760
Pharmacologic Substance
13.

Antiprotozoal Agents

Substances that are destructive to protozoans. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
1988
Concept ID:
C0003416
Pharmacologic Substance
14.

Antimalarials

agent used in the treatment or prevention of malaria. [from CRISP]

MedGen UID:
1983
Concept ID:
C0003374
Pharmacologic Substance
15.

Antiparasitic Agents

drug or agent used to treat or prevent parasitic infections. [from CRISP]

MedGen UID:
349
Concept ID:
C0003404
Pharmacologic Substance
16.

Anti-Infective Agents

Substances that prevent infectious agents or organisms from spreading or kill infectious agents in order to prevent the spread of infection. (MeSH) [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
324
Concept ID:
C0003204
Pharmacologic Substance

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