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Introduction: Mepacrine

Description of Mepacrine

Mepacrine: a drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria.
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Mepacrine: An acridine derivative formerly widely used as an antimalarial but superseded by chloroquine in recent years. It has also been used as an anthelmintic and in the treatment of giardiasis and malignant effusions. It is used in cell biological experiments as an inhibitor of phospholipase A2.
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Broader terms for Mepacrine

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Hierarchical classifications of Mepacrine

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

WordNet 2.1

  • antimalarial,antimalarial drug
  • antiprotozoal,antiprotozoal drug
  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

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