The group is subdivided according to types of parasites.
This group comprises drugs mainly used for treatment and prophylaxis of malaria.
|The DDDs are based on the treatment of malaria, except for proguanil, which is used for prophylaxis only. For some substances the DDDs are expressed as amount of base. These are indicated in the ATC index.|
Combined preparations with quinine and psycholeptics used for treatment of nocturnal cramps are classified in M09AA.
Combined preparations with quinine for symptomatic relief in cold conditions are classified in R05X.
Hydroquinine is classified in M09AA.
Last updated: 2012-12-20