a drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria
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[[Category:en:Drugs]] A drug with various applications, including as an antimalarial, having the chemical formula CHClNO
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An acridine derivative formerly widely used as an antimalarial but superseded by chloroquine in recent years.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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