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Pharmacology

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AIIMS Exam Questions

Question
13 out of 15
 

Most effective drug in severe falciparum malaria –

 

 
A Quinine
B Cholorquine
C Artesunate
D Mefloquine
Ans. C Artesunate

Artemisinin group drugs are the most potent and fastest acting schizontocidal drugs. I/V artesunate is considered as the drug of choice for severe falciparum malaria.

Regimens for severe falciparum malaria

First regimen of choice

Second regimen of choice

I/V Artesunate

+

Mefloquine or

Atovaquone + Proguanil

I/V Quinidine

+

Tetracycline or

Doxycycline or

Clindamycin

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