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Introduction: Hydroxychloroquine

Description of Hydroxychloroquine

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Hydroxychloroquine -- Teratogenic Agent:
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Hydroxychloroquine: anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Plaquenil) used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and malaria and lupus erythematosus.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Hydroxychloroquine: A 4-aminoquinoline with antimalarial and immunosuppressive properties. Although its precise mechanism of action is unknown, hydroxychloroquine may suppress immune function by interfering with the processing and presentation of antigens and the production of cytokines. This agent is highly active against the erythrocytic forms of P. vivax and malariae and most strains of P. falciparum but not the gametocytes of P. falciparum. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database

Hydroxychloroquine: A chemotherapeutic agent that acts against erythrocytic forms of malarial parasites. Hydroxychloroquine appears to concentrate in food vacuoles of affected protozoa. It inhibits plasmodial heme polymerase. (From Gilman et al., Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 9th ed, p970).
Source: MeSH 2007

Hydroxychloroquine: Related Topics

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Hydroxychloroquine as a Disease

Hydroxychloroquine: Another name for Hydroxychloroquine -- Teratogenic Agent (or close medical condition association).
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Hydroxychloroquine: Related Diseases

Hydroxychloroquine: Hydroxychloroquine is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Hydroxychloroquine (Hydroxychloroquine -- Teratogenic Agent)

Some of the symptoms of Hydroxychloroquine incude:

Terms associated with Hydroxychloroquine:

Terms Similar to Hydroxychloroquine:

  • Plaquenil

Source - WordNet 2.1

  • Hydroxychlorochin
  • Oxychlorochin
  • Oxychloroquine

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Hydroxychloroquine

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

The following terms can be used for Hydroxychloroquine

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Hydroxychloroquine

The following list attempts to classify Hydroxychloroquine into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • anti-inflammatory,anti-inflammatory drug
  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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