In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- For many years the treatment of malaria in Africa has relied on chloroquine, sulfadoxine combined with pyrimethamine, and quinine, with the latter being used mainly to treat severe cases.
- Medical breakthroughs, including sulfa drugs, penicillin, and quinine, were also a consequence of the war.
- I believe at that time we were taking a variant of quinine called mepacrine, a little yellow pill which turned us a delicate shade of buttercup, and when we went on leave our friends and relatives thought we had jaundice.
- The stereochemistry of quinine is formidable: it has four chiral centres, and thus 16 stereoisomers - of which only one is the natural ingredient of cinchona bark.
- Some people drink tonic water with quinine to get the drug without the prescription.
- The patient was treated with quinine sulfate and tetracycline for 7 days.
- In 1820, the single chemical quinine was isolated from the bark.
- One doctor told me to drink tonic water for its quinine, but it doesn't seem to help.
- One of the gold standard therapies for a long time was a drug called quinine, and that was a medication that was used for prophylaxis against malaria.
- My doctor prescribed quinine, which for me is a sure-fire solution.
- Her treatment was changed to intravenous quinine 600 mg every 12 hours, and she was transferred to the local intensive care unit.
- Doctors treat malaria by using anti-malarial drugs, such as chloroquine or quinine.
- The cinchona tree contains more than 20 alkaloids of which quinine and quinidine are the most important.
- I was drinking large quantities of tonic water, which contains quinine, when this started.
- But quinine may not be the best antimalarial treatment.
- Whether artemisinins given by any route should be replacing quinine as the initial treatment of choice for severe malaria in Africa remains an open question.
- Other important alkaloids are caffeine, ricinine, and quinine.
- The two most important groups of drugs for malaria treatment are still based on quinine or artemisinin.
- He was treated with intravenous doxycycline in a dosage of 100 mg twice daily and oral quinine in a dosage of 650 mg twice daily for three days.
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