Treatment of Falciparum Malaria

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Pervaiz Khan
Irshad Noor
Jehanzeb Khan


Falciparum malaria is a potentially fatal disease. Early and appropriate chemotherapy is the corner stone in its management. Uncomplicated cases can be treated with cholroquine, fansidar or Halfan. Complicated falciparum malaria would require parenteral quinine preferably under supervision of clinician. All newer antimalarial drugs should be reserved for the treatment of falciparum malaria only.

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Khan P, Noor I, Khan J. Treatment of Falciparum Malaria. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Aug. 25 [cited 2024 May 29];7(2). Available from:
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