Primaquine

FDA Approved: * January 23, 1952
Pharm Company: * SANOFI AVENTIS US
Category: Malaria

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Primaquine Overview

Primaquine is a medication used to treat and prevent malaria and to treat Pneumocystis pneumonia.[2] Specifically it is used for malaria due to Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium ovale along with other medications and for prevention if other options cannot be used.[2] It is an alternative treatment for Pneumocystis pneumonia together with clindamycin.[2][3] It is taken by mouth.[2] Common side effects include nausea,...

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maroon round pill has p97 only printed

Has p97 only printed on one side.... And is maroonish brown all the way thru..... ## Pill P97 on one size nothing on the other color maroon, would like like to know for what older men take it. Does it cause some type of infection? ## The closest matching description I see here is a round pink pill with P97 on one side and a small "[w]" on the other (enclosed in a box - all in black ink). Apparently it contains 26.3mgs of Primaquine phosphate; which is an antimalarial drug used specifically for treating vivax malaria. Just for reference, this pill also carries a National Drug Code of: 00024-1596. You can click the Drug Code link for more specific details and a pill image. Do either of you happen to have any additional clues as to the pill's origin, where it was found/purchase...

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Dark maroon round pill P97

Just want to know what it is. ... ## Round dark maroon pill with p97 on one side nothing on other ## The closest matching imprint comes up as a round pink pill with P97 on one side and a small "[w]" on the other (enclosed in a box - all in black ink). Apparently it contains 26.3mgs of Primaquine phosphate; which is an antimalarial drug used specifically for treating vivax malaria. Just for reference, this pill also carries a National Drug Code of: 00024-1596. You can click the link on the Drug Code for more details and a pill image. Do either of you happen to have any additional clues as to the pill's origin, where it was found/purchased or what it was believed to be? ## it is PHENAZIOYRIDINE HCI. It is used for urinary pain relief. ## Its an azo for urinary pain relief or k...

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dark brown pill with p97 on it

I found a pick with p97 in on it and nothing else on the other one but it is very dark brown can anyone tell me what this is I keep finding them around my house ## Did you ever find an answer to this? I just found one too, and I have four teenagers living at home...please email me {edited for privacy} if you wouldn't mind and if you have information!! Thank you ## If you don't mind my asking, what shape is this pill supposed to be (round/oval/oblong/square)? Also, have you asked any of your teenagers at home what their thoughts were? If you think it may have been one of their pills, you have a right to know what substances are being brought into your home... I happened to locate a round pink pill with P97 on one side and a small "[w]" on the other (enclosed in a box - al...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Primaquine
  • Tablet: 15mg, 26.3mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Primaquine: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0024-1596 Primaquine Phosphate 26.3 mg (Primaquine 15 mg) Oral Tablet by Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC
  • 43063-225 Primaquine Phosphate 26.3 mg (Primaquine 15 mg) Oral Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.





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