Primaquine

What is Primaquine?

Primaquine (or primaquine phosphate) is a medication used in the treatment of malaria and Pneumocystis pneumonia.

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7 year old son has fever since last 10 days. After first 3 days, blood report revealed vivax malaria. Took falscinil for 3 days 2 times a day,...

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Fever takes time to respond to antibiotic in Typho

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I am on Primaquine after having been on malarone for 3 months as a preventative measure and have experienced darkening of my urine leg soreness bad...

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Primaquine may cause hemolysis, if you have G-6-PD deficiency. hence dark urine. Discontinue drug Primaquine, if marked darkening of the...

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Can I drink alcohol while taking arteether in jection and primaquine tablet for malaria pv

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Preferably you should not take alcohol

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Alcohol itself can cause some reduction in...

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