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Falciparum Malaria (Plasmodium falciparum Malaria) Summary

Description: Malaria caused by PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM. This is the severest form of malaria and is associated with the highest levels of parasites in the blood. This disease is characterized by irregularly recurring febrile paroxysms that in extreme cases occur with acute cerebral, renal, or gastrointestinal manifestations.

Also Known As: Plasmodium falciparum Malaria; Malaria, Falciparum; Malaria, Plasmodium falciparum

Networked: 3841 relevant articles (585 outcomes, 573 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Falciparum Malaria

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Chloroquine (Aralen) : 134 outcomes 88 studies in 773 results : FDA 1 Generic
  2. artesunate : 104 outcomes 107 studies in 398 results : IBA
  3. sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (Fansidar) : 102 outcomes 60 studies in 334 results : FDA 1
  4. artemisinine (artemisinin) : 86 outcomes 43 studies in 357 results : IBA
  5. Mefloquine (Lariam) : 78 outcomes 77 studies in 329 results : FDA 6 Generic
  6. artemether : 75 outcomes 89 studies in 275 results : FDA 1
  7. Amodiaquine (Camoquin) : 66 outcomes 52 studies in 199 results : FDA 1
  8. lumefantrine : 62 outcomes 78 studies in 203 results : FDA 1
  9. Quinine (Quinson) : 46 outcomes 61 studies in 373 results : FDA 2
  10. dihydroquinghaosu (dihydroartemisinin) : 30 outcomes 21 studies in 104 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Falciparum Malaria

  1. Malaria
  2. Vivax Malaria
  3. Infection
  4. Body Weight (Weight, Body)
  5. Parasitemia
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Key Therapies for Falciparum Malaria

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  1. Chemoprevention : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 62 results
  2. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 42 results
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 34 results
  4. Injections : 1 outcome 2 studies in 6 results
  5. Oral Administration : 1 outcome in 7 results
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