Antimalarials are used to treat malaria and amoebiasis which is are diseases caused by parasites. Antimalarials work by inhibiting the growth of the parasites.

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Antimalarials
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How we make this chart

This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Antimalarials

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Malarone
(atovaquone/proguanil)
119
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ATOVAQUONE; PROGUANIL is an antimalarial agent. It is used to prevent and to treat malaria infections.
mefloquine
48
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MEFLOQUINE is used to treat or prevent malaria infections.
Qualaquin
(quinine)
117
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QUININE is an antimalarial agent. It is used to treat malaria. Quinine should not be used to prevent leg cramps.
Aralen
(chloroquine phosphate)
26
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CHLOROQUINE is used to treat or prevent malaria infections. It is also used to treat amebiasis.
Coartem
130
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ARTEMETHER; LUMEFANTRINE is an antimalarial agent. It is used to treat malaria infections.
Primaquine
28
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PRIMAQUINE is used to treat or prevent malaria infections.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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