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Descriptor in English: Antimalarials
Descriptor in Spanish: Antimaláricos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Antimaláricos
Descriptor in French: Antipaludiques
Entry term(s): Agents, Antimalarial
Anti Malarials
Anti-Malarials
Antimalarial Agents
Antimalarial Drugs
Drugs, Antimalarial
Tree number(s): D27.505.954.122.250.100.085
Scope note: Agents used in the treatment of malaria. They are usually classified on the basis of their action against plasmodia at different stages in their life cycle in the human. (From AMA, Drug Evaluations Annual, 1992, p1585)
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
See also the descriptors: Antirheumatic Agents MeSH
DeCS UI: 965
Descriptor UI: D000962
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2014/06/25
Antimalarials - Preferred
Concept UI M0001469
Scope note Agents used in the treatment of malaria. They are usually classified on the basis of their action against plasmodia at different stages in their life cycle in the human. (From AMA, Drug Evaluations Annual, 1992, p1585)
Preferred term Antimalarials
Entry term(s) Agents, Antimalarial
Anti Malarials
Anti-Malarials
Antimalarial Agents
Antimalarial Drugs
Drugs, Antimalarial



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