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This page contains links to eMedTV Malaria Articles containing information on subjects from Anopheles to Malaria Causes. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Anopheles
    The Anopheles mosquito is the only species known to spread malaria. The eMedTV Web page discusses its life cycle in detail, explains how mosquitoes transmit malaria, and measures designed to combat insect biting and control the spread of disease.
  • Chloroquin
    Chloroquine is a drug commonly prescribed for malaria and extraintestinal amebiasis. This part of the eMedTV library gives a brief description of this medication and includes a link to more details. Chloroquin is a common misspelling of chloroquine.
  • Chloroquin Phosphate
    If you are trying to prevent malaria, your doctor may recommend a medication called chloroquine phosphate. This eMedTV segment briefly describes this drug and how it is taken. Chloroquin phosphate is a common misspelling of chloroquine phosphate.
  • Chloroquine
    Available by prescription, chloroquine is an antimalarial drug that can also be used to treat amebiasis. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at this medication, including safety precautions, dosing guidelines, and what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Chloroquine Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV article, your dosage of chloroquine will depend on factors such as whether you are taking it to treat or to prevent malaria. This page further discusses dosing guidelines and lists several important tips for taking this drug.
  • Chloroquine Drug Information
    Are you looking for information on chloroquine? This eMedTV Web page is a great place to start. It explains what this drug is used for, how it works, and safety concerns to review with your healthcare provider before taking it, with a link to learn more.
  • Chloroquine Side Affects
    Common side effects of chloroquine include diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. This portion of the eMedTV site gives an introduction to possible adverse reactions to this drug. Chloroquine side affects is a common misspelling of chloroquine side effects.
  • Chloroquine Treatment for Malaria
    If you have malaria, your treatment may involve a drug called chloroquine. This article from the eMedTV Web site gives a brief description of treating malaria with this medication, including a link to more details on the topic.
  • Chlorquin
    This eMedTV page gives a basic overview of chloroquine, a prescription malaria drug. This article discusses possible side effects and includes a link to more detailed information. Chlorquin is a common misspelling of chloroquine.
  • Chlorquine
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, chloroquine is used to treat malaria and extraintestinal amebiasis -- it can also be used to prevent malaria. This article gives a brief overview of this drug. Chlorquine is a common misspelling of chloroquine.
  • Cloroquin
    Available by prescription only, chloroquine is a medication used for malaria and extraintestinal amebiasis. This eMedTV selection takes a quick look at this drug and provides a link to more details. Cloroquin is a common misspelling of chloroquine.
  • Cloroquine
    Chloroquine, an antimalarial drug, is available by prescription only. This eMedTV Web selection offers a brief description of this medication and how it works. Cloroquine is a common misspelling of chloroquine.
  • Co-artem
    Coartem is a prescription antimalarial medication. This page from the eMedTV Web site explores this drug, including how it works to treat uncomplicated (or mild) malaria. Some side effects are also discussed. Co-artem is a common misspelling of Coartem.
  • Coartem
    Coartem is a prescription medicine used to treat mild cases of malaria. This eMedTV Web selection provides a complete overview of this antimalarial medication, with information on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Coartem and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV page explains that the potential risks of breastfeeding while taking Coartem (artemether/lumefantrine) are unknown. This page discusses whether Coartem passes through breast milk and explains what to discuss with your doctor before nursing.
  • Coartem and Pregnancy
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains why the full risks of taking Coartem (artemether/lumefantrine) during pregnancy are unknown. This article also takes an in-depth look at some of the potential problems this drug may cause during pregnancy.
  • Coartem Dosage
    The adult dosage of Coartem is four tablets taken twice a day for three days. This eMedTV page further explores dosing guidelines for this medication, including dosing recommendations for children and important tips on when and how to take this drug.
  • Coartem Drug Interactions
    Birth control pills, grapefruit juice, and codeine are some of the products that can react with Coartem. This eMedTV Web article describes other negative Coartem drug interactions, as well as the possible complications these reactions can cause.
  • Coartem for Malaria
    This eMedTV Web article discusses using Coartem for malaria treatment. This page offers a brief overview of what Coartem is and how it works to kill the parasites that cause malaria. A link to more information is also included.
  • Coartem Medication Information
    Coartem is an antimalarial medicine used to treat mild (or uncomplicated) malaria. This eMedTV Web resource provides important information on the medication, including possible side effects of Coartem, dosing tips, and general safety precautions.
  • Coartem Overdose
    This eMedTV resource explains that potentially serious heart rhythm problems may occur if a person takes too much Coartem (artemether/lumefantrine). This article discusses why the specific effects of an overdose are unknown and covers treatment options.
  • Coartem Side Effects
    Although people usually tolerate Coartem well, side effects can occur and may include headaches and nausea. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth list of potential side effects that may occur with this prescription medicine, including serious problems.
  • Coartem Uses
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Coartem is used for treating mild cases of malaria. This article provides more detailed information on what malaria is, how this prescription medication works, and whether the drug is safe for use in children.
  • Coartem Warnings and Precautions
    Coartem can cause QT prolongation, a serious problem with the heart rhythm. This eMedTV page describes several other important precautions and warnings to be aware of before taking Coartem, including when it may not be safe to take this medication.
  • Contraindications for Chloroquine
    Chloroquine is generally a safe and effective medication. However, as this eMedTV page explains, there are some cases in which it should be avoided. This article lists a few of the contraindications for chloroquine and provides a link to more details.
  • Drug Interactions With Chloroquine
    This eMedTV Web page takes a look at medications that may cause drug interactions with chloroquine, such as codeine, beta blockers, and antacids. This page lists other drugs that can cause complications and describes the problems that may occur.
  • Drug Interactions With Hydroxychloroquine
    Digoxin, cyclosporine, and certain beta blockers may cause drug interactions with hydroxychloroquine. This eMedTV segment explores what may happen if these drugs are taken with hydroxychloroquine and lists other drugs that may cause an interaction.
  • Drug Interactions With Quinine
    This eMedTV resource takes a look at products that may cause drug interactions with quinine, such as antacids, codeine, and blood pressure medications. This page lists other medicines that can cause potentially serious complications.
  • Generic Coartem
    As this eMedTV page discusses, there are currently no generic Coartem (artemether/lumefantrine) products available. This article explains when a generic might be made and describes the difference between a generic name and a generic version of a drug.
  • Generic Lariam
    As this eMedTV segment explains, generic Lariam is available in one form and strength. This page explains how the FDA has determined that this generic is equivalent to the brand-name drug and lists the companies that make this medication.
  • Generic Malarone
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Malarone (atovaquone/proguanil) is currently available in generic form. This Web page discusses this topic in detail and explains how to protect yourself from fake malaria medications.
  • History of Malaria
    As this eMedTV resource explains, malaria's recorded history goes back more than 4,000 years. This article covers the history of the disease, from descriptions of the disease in ancient Chinese texts to efforts to eradicate malaria in the 1900s.
  • How to Store Chloroquine
    Chloroquine should be kept at room temperature, in a tightly closed container. This eMedTV segment gives some basic instructions on how to store chloroquine and includes a link to more detailed information on this medication.
  • Hydroxychloroquine
    Hydroxychloroquine is a prescription drug used to treat malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV Web page offers a more in-depth look at hydroxychloroquine and its other uses, effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
  • Hydroxychloroquine Dosage
    The hydroxychloroquine dosage for preventing malaria is 400 mg weekly starting two weeks before exposure. This eMedTV Web page also includes hydroxychloroquine dosing guidelines for the treatment of malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Hydroxychloroquine Medication
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, hydroxychloroquine is a medication used for the treatment of malaria and other conditions. This article briefly describes the uses, side effects, and dosing of this drug and includes a link to learn more.
  • Hydroxycloroquine
    Hydroxychloroquine is a drug approved to treat malaria, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus. This eMedTV article covers other hydroxychloroquine uses and explains how the medicine works. Hydroxycloroquine is a common misspelling of hydroxychloroquine.
  • Information on Malaria
    This eMedTV resource provides some basic information on malaria, a disease that kills more than 1 million people each year. This article tells you what you need to know about symptoms, treatment, and transmission.
  • Laram
    Available by prescription only, Lariam is used for the treatment or prevention of malaria. This eMedTV Web selection explains how this medication is taken, how it works, and possible side effects. Laram is a common misspelling of Lariam.
  • Lariam
    Available by prescription only, Lariam is a medicine used to treat or prevent malaria. This eMedTV Web selection provides a complete overview of this antimalarial medication, with details on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Lariam and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV Web page explains that the effects of taking Lariam (mefloquine) while breastfeeding are unknown. This page further explores this topic, including details on whether Lariam passes through breast milk and what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Lariam and Pregnancy
    This article from the eMedTV Web library explains why it may not be safe for a pregnant woman to take Lariam (mefloquine). This page also discusses what happened when this drug was given to pregnant animals and what the manufacturer recommends.
  • Lariam Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, your dosage of Lariam will be based on your age, weight, and other factors. This article further explores dosing guidelines for this medication, including other factors that may affect your dose and tips on taking this drug.
  • Lariam Drug Interactions
    Warfarin, topotecan, and silodosin are just a few of the medicines that can react with Lariam. This eMedTV Web segment takes an in-depth look at other potential Lariam drug interactions, as well as the possible complications these reactions can cause.
  • Lariam for Malaria
    Before taking Lariam for malaria, talk to your healthcare provider about possible safety concerns. This eMedTV page gives an overview of how to use this antimalarial drug and outlines some possible side effects.
  • Lariam Medication Information
    Lariam is an antimalarial drug used to prevent malaria and to treat mild or moderate forms of the infection. This eMedTV page offers important information on Lariam, including when and how to use the medication, possible side effects, and safety concerns.
  • Lariam Overdose
    This page of the eMedTV Web site explains that a decreased heart rate, extreme shivering, and other problems can occur if a person takes too much Lariam (mefloquine). This article outlines other potential overdose symptoms and treatment options.
  • Lariam Side Effects
    Although usually well tolerated, Lariam can cause side effects, such as vomiting, dizziness, and diarrhea. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth list of potential side effects that may occur with this prescription medicine, including serious problems.
  • Lariam Uses
    As this eMedTV page explains, Lariam is used for treating or preventing malaria. This article offers more detailed information on what malaria is, how this prescription medication works, and whether the drug is safe for use in children and older adults.
  • Lariam Warnings and Precautions
    Lariam can increase your risk for seizures or mental health problems, such as depression. This eMedTV page describes several other important precautions and warnings to be aware of before taking Lariam, including who may not be able to take this drug.
  • Larium
    Lariam is a prescription malaria medication. This selection from the eMedTV Web library explores this drug, including how it works to treat or prevent malaria. Some side effects are also discussed. Larium is a common misspelling of Lariam.
  • Malaria
    Malaria is a disease caused by an infection with parasites called Plasmodium. This eMedTV page explains how the disease is usually transmitted through the bite of an infected female Anopheles mosquito. Symptoms and treatment are also discussed.
  • Malaria Causes
    As explained in this eMedTV article, infection with a parasite from the genus Plasmodium is what causes malaria. Transmission of the disease most commonly involves bites from Anopheles mosquitoes, which may carry the parasite.
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