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Primaquine 26.3mg

Description Of Product

Description: Antimalarial Agent; Aminoquinoline

CSA NA – FDA Approved – REMS (N) – Can Ship

How Does It Work

Primaquine is an antiprotozoal agent that is active against the exoerythrocytic stages of Plasmodium ovale and P. vivax.  It is also active against the primary exoerythrocytic stages of P. falciparum and gametocytes of Plasmodia.  It works by disrupting mitochondria and binds to DNA.

Indications For Use

Malaria treatment


Before starting Primaquine make sure your physician is aware of any allergies or medications you currently take, if you have severe G6PD deficiency, NADH methemoglobin reductase deficiency, are pregnant, or breastfeeding. Primaquine use has been associated with rare but serious adverse events such as QT prolongation, anemia, methemoglobinemia, leukopenia, and hemolytic anemia.

Usual Dosing

Oral: 30 mg once daily for 14 days in combination with another appropriate antimalarial agent.

In patients weighing ≥70 kg, adjust to a total dose of 6 mg/kg, administered in daily doses of 30 mg once daily for the number of days required to complete the total calculated dose. For patients with intermediate G6PD activity, may consider 45 mg once weekly for 8 weeks, with close monitoring for hemolysis.

Pharmacist Tips On Using

How to Take: Follow instructions provided by physician/pharmacy label, take consistently at same times each day unless otherwise directed, store at room temperature.  Administer with meals to decrease adverse GI effects. If patient vomits within 30 minutes of taking a dose, then they should repeat the dose.

Side Effects

Cardiac arrhythmia, dizziness, prolonged QT interval on ECG, pruritus, skin rash, abdominal cramps, epigastric distress, nausea, vomiting, anemia, hemolytic anemia (in patients with G6PD deficiency), leukopenia, methemoglobinemia (in NADH-methemoglobin reductase-deficient individuals)

Note the frequency of side effects have not been established in clinical trials.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What do I do if side effects are intolerable?
    If side effects are causing a lot of distress speak to your physician as soon as possible to discuss options.

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