n. a drug that kills malaria parasites and is used in combination with atovaquone (as Malarone) for the prevention and treatment of malignant (falciparum) malaria. Alone or (more usually) in combination with chloroquine (as Paludrine/Avloclor), it may be used for the prevention of malaria. It is administered by mouth and rarely causes side-effects. Trade name: Paludrine.
Subjects: Medicine and Health.