Definition of Mepacrine
1. Noun. A drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria.
Generic synonyms: Antimalarial, Antimalarial Drug, Anthelminthic, Anthelmintic, Helminthic, Vermifuge
Language type: Trade Name
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Literary usage of Mepacrine
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"mepacrine 3 or 4 mg. once, orally, 24 hours before virus. ... As usual the sex- difference was enhanced by the suboptimal dose of mepacrine. ..."
2. Oxygen/Nitrogen Radicals and Cellular Injury edited by Kenneth B. Adler, Robert D. Devlin, Val Vallyathan (2000)
"As shown in Table 2, mepacrine attenuated the ROS and ionomycin-induced release of [3H]AA and accumulation of [3H]AA metabolites. ..."
3. Alcohol and Health: Seventh Special Report to the Us Congress by Louis Sullivan (1997)
"Roberts, J., and Segal, AW The digestion of bacterial macromolecules by phagocytic cells: The effect of mepacrine and ethanol. Immunology 62:581-586,1987. ..."