proguanil

noun
pro·​guan·​il | \ ˌprō-ˈgwän-ᵊl How to pronounce proguanil (audio) \

Medical Definition of proguanil

: an antimalarial drug derived from biguanide and administered in the form of its hydrochloride C11H16ClN5·HCl

called also chloroguanide

Note: Proguanil is marketed under the trademark Malarone when used in combination with atovaquone.

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“Proguanil.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/proguanil. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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