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Malaria Drug?

Discussion in 'Pre-Pharmacy' started by MissHawha, Jun 2, 2008.

  1. MissHawha

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    Hello all,

    Does a drug named "Snip" exist? If yes, what is it active ingredient and dosage strength please. Is it a Malaria drug?

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  2. medicalCPA

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    I have had malaria lots of times, and come from a place where malaria is endemic. But I have never heard of "Snip." However, I may be wrong. Google is your friend.
     
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  3. Farmercyst

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    I know my pharmacy dispenses Malarone for those going to areas where malaria is endemic.
     
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  4. IrishRxMan

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    I just looked on Facts and Comparisons and there is no record for a "snip." Could there be another name for it? I was thinking of malarone myself.
     
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  5. Prepharm1214

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    Never heard of snip...only [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Chloroquine, and thats once you've been infected i believe.
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  6. IrishRxMan

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    Chloroquine phosphate is also for extraintestinal amebiasis.
     
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    firefighter9015 It's not THAT kind of study hour...
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    Could "snip" be a local or slang term for it? It doesn't make much sense that a malaria drug would have one of these, but it is a possibility.
     
  8. rXcmoney

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    I'm resistant to malaria :) Good ole black genes
     
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  9. RxWildcat

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    thats what I was thinking.
     
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  10. MissHawha

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    I guess it is a local trade name, thanks all for your help :cool:
     
  11. IrishRxMan

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    If you get the actual trade or generic name for what it is I'm sure someone on here can get you what the FDA indication is and probably some off-label uses. ;)
     
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