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Which medicines treat malaria?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: Depends on:

There are a # of antimalarial drugs (chloroquine, Malarone, Coartem, (artemether and lumefantrine) Lariam, artesunate, quinine, quinidine & combination of quinine & either doxycline or clindamyin.
Medication choices depend on a # of factors: Which species of Malaria? What area of the world did the person become infected & is there drug resistant Malaria there? Does the person have any concurrent infections? Pregnancy?>

In brief: Depends on:

There are a # of antimalarial drugs (chloroquine, Malarone, Coartem, (artemether and lumefantrine) Lariam, artesunate, quinine, quinidine & combination of quinine & either doxycline or clindamyin.
Medication choices depend on a # of factors: Which species of Malaria? What area of the world did the person become infected & is there drug resistant Malaria there? Does the person have any concurrent infections? Pregnancy?>
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