Atabrine vs Quinine - What's the difference?

atabrine | quinine |


As nouns the difference between atabrine and quinine

is that atabrine is a trade name of the drug quinacrine while quinine is (pharmaceutical drug) a bitter colourless powder, an alkaloid derived from cinchona bark, used to treat malaria and as an ingredient of tonic water.

atabrine

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Alternative forms

* Atabrine

Noun

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  • A trade name of the drug quinacrine
  • quinine

    Noun

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  • (pharmaceutical drug) A bitter colourless powder, an alkaloid derived from cinchona bark, used to treat malaria and as an ingredient of tonic water.
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  • See also

    * Jesuit's bark ----