FDA Approved: * January 23, 1952 Pharm Company: *SANOFI AVENTIS US Category:Malaria
Primaquine is a medication used to treat and prevent malaria and to treat Pneumocystis pneumonia. 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. It is an alternative treatment for Pneumocystis pneumonia together with clindamycin. It is taken by mouth.
Common side effects include nausea,...
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