primaquine


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primaquine

 [pri´mah-kwin]
an antimalarial agent effective against the extraerythrocytic forms of Plasmodium vivax and P. ovale and the gametocytes of P. falciparum, used especially in the treatment of relapsing vivax malaria; used orally as the phosphate salt.

primaquine

/prim·a·quine/ (prim´ah-kwēn) an 8-aminoquinoline compound used as an antimalarial in the form of the phosphate salt.

primaquine

(prē′mə-kwēn′, -kwĭn, prī′-)
n.
A drug, C15H21N3O, used in its phosphate form as an antimalarial, especially to prevent relapses.

primaquine

A drug used in the treatment of Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium ovale MALARIA. The drug is on the WHO official list.

primaquine

an antiprotozoal agent used as the phosphate in the treatment of theileriosis, babesiosis, leishmaniasis and trypanosomiasis.
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The study, carried out in Jinja, Uganda, treated G6PD-normal children with a conventional anti-malarial drug either on its own or with one of three different doses of primaquine.
Two of the drugs she was prescribed, quinine and primaquine, are associated with haemolysis in people with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency.
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vivax) of the guidelines, the mention 'severe malaria caused by Plasmodium vivax should be treated like severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria' has not been clarified since the commonest queries related to the use of Primaquine dose to be necessarily given, surely after due stabilization of the clinical condition in such cases of severe malaria caused by Plasmodium vivax, may go unanswered.
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Alternative therapies for treatment include daily pentamidine, twice daily atovaquone, or a combination of daily primaquine plus clindamycin three times daily.
Vivax should be combined with a fourteen day course of primaquine to prevent relapse.
Many experts consider primaquine to be a second-line agent.
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