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Malaria


Is a Disease or Syndrome.

"A protozoan disease caused in humans by four species of the PLASMODIUM genus: PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM; PLASMODIUM VIVAX; PLASMODIUM OVALE; and PLASMODIUM MALARIAE; and transmitted by the bite of an infected female mosquito of the genus ANOPHELES. Malaria is endemic in parts of Asia, Africa, Central and South America, Oceania, and certain Caribbean islands. It is characterized by extreme exhaustion associated with paroxysms of high FEVER; SWEATING; shaking CHILLS; and ANEMIA. Malaria in ANIMALS is caused by other species of plasmodia."

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The following information has been extracted from US Food and Drug Administration databases. It shows drugs which may be used to treat this condition, and those drugs whose use may be dangerous with this condition. This is informational only. You must consult a physician for your particular case. You may click on a listed drug for further information.

The following medications may be indicated for this condition

ARALEN
Chloroquine
Chloroquine Phosphate
Chloroquine Phosphate
Gantrisin
HALFAN
Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate
Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate
Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate
Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate
Lariam
Mefloquine HCl
Mefloquine Hydrochloride
Mefloquine Hydrochloride
Plaquenil
Qualaquin
Sulfadiazine

The following medications may be hazardous when used with this condition

ARALEN
Chloroquine
Chloroquine Phosphate
Chloroquine Phosphate
HALFAN
Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate
Lariam
Mefloquine HCl
Mefloquine Hydrochloride
Mefloquine Hydrochloride

This web-site is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your doctor. It should not to be used for self-diagnosis or treatment.