PRIMAQUINE Ressources

Application Information

This drug has been submitted to the FDA under the reference 008316/001.

Names and composition

"PRIMAQUINE" is the commercial name of a drug composed of PRIMAQUINE PHOSPHATE.

Answered questions

Follow up therapy after alpha beta artither in PV.can primaquine be prescribed?
can primaquine or quinine sulphate be prescribed as follow up therapy after alpha beta artither in pv malarial cases? if not what will be the therapy Asked by Barney Yearego 3 months ago.

specially quinine also prolongs qt interval and is contraindicated, i think primaquine does too. it appears to be a drug for severe malaria and an infectious disease specialist should be managing not a simple doctor, good luck Answered by Leilani Aceto 3 months ago.


I have been taking a 15 mg dosage of Primaquine twice daily for the past two days, should I continue?
I'm in the Marine Corps and we just returned from South Korea. This week our Corpsman randomly gave us a small bag of Primaquine 15 mg pills that we're supposed to take twice daily. I have never had Malaria or any symptoms either when I was in Korea or right now. I've been taking them as prescribed for... Asked by Nicolasa Slusher 3 months ago.

I'm in the Marine Corps and we just returned from South Korea. This week our Corpsman randomly gave us a small bag of Primaquine 15 mg pills that we're supposed to take twice daily. I have never had Malaria or any symptoms either when I was in Korea or right now. I've been taking them as prescribed for the past two days and I feel nauseated. Is it even necessary for me to continue taking these things? I'm back in the states and I'm taking Malaria pills, it doesn't make much sense to me. Answered by Jesenia Boyde 3 months ago.

If you are having side effects you should try to contact the medical staff for advice. They can decide if you should continue it or if there is something you can do to reduce the side effects. Primaquine is used to prevent malaria in people who have spent a long time in an area with relapsing forms of malaria. These species of malaria can hide out in the liver for some time and not be affected by the other antimalarials you were probably taking when you were there. Primaquine taken for two weeks helps eliminate any remaining malaria parasites you might have in your body. Answered by Albert Geils 3 months ago.


Where I can buy anti malaric medications(CHLOROQUINE or PRIMAQUINE)?
Can I buy somewhere in Eurpoe,maybe London Asked by Alise Poniatoski 3 months ago.

Go to a local walk-in clinic. Tell them what you're wanting it for, and there should be little more to do. They'll give you a prescription, and pick it up at a local pharmacy. Answered by Rubie Bartunek 3 months ago.

In the US, you can go to your regional department of public health. Most of them have travel clinics, tell them that you are going to a malaria endemic area and they will give you a prescription and any shots you may need. Most travel clinics are walk-in, and relatively inexpensive, so it's nice if you're uninsured or pressed for time Answered by Elvin Stavropoulos 3 months ago.

You can buy it anywhere with a prescription. It is a common treatment for lupus. Answered by Sima Conceicao 3 months ago.

It is an RX, you have to get it from a doctor. Pharmacy Tech Answered by Gilberte Cyphert 3 months ago.


Where I can bay medications(Chloroquine or primaquine)?
I'm mean in which country in Europe,can I buy in London Asked by Eleni Goude 3 months ago.

ASK LOCAL CHEMIST Answered by Fredrick Enos 3 months ago.


Primaquine and chloroquine are drugs used in the treatment of...?
a) Gram positive infections b) Gram negative infections c) Fungal infections d) Parasitic infections e) Viral infections Asked by Haydee Letze 3 months ago.

The answer is D. Parasitic infections. These drugs are used to treat the disease malaria which is caused by the parasite Plasmodium sp. Answered by Kayleigh Scavona 3 months ago.

Malaria often requires treatment with medicine (antimalarial medications). Most of the time antimalarial medications effectively treat the infection; however, some malaria parasites may survive because they are in the liver or are resistant to the medication. Answered by Johnny Scisco 3 months ago.


Pamaquine drug question?
Why is pamaquine, an antimalarial drug, bad for people who have G6DP? Asked by Eula Mordan 3 months ago.

I probably mean Primaquine. People with G6PD are likely to have anemia caused by the body breaking down Primaquine. Answered by Adell Giottonini 3 months ago.


Do I NEED malaria medication (Malarone) for Nicaragua?
I'm traveling there on July 15th and I'll be there for 2 weeks, but I haven't gotten my malaria medication/pills yet. My insurance won't cover the prescription so I'll have to pay nearly $300 for it. Is it absolutely necessary or can I go without it? Asked by Walter Stolinski 3 months ago.

Well actually, primaquine is the recommended drug now if you are going to an area of the country where malaria is a risk. But if cost is an issue or if you do not want to undergo the required blood test before taking this drug, doxycycline is just as effective as malarone and much cheaper, if you have no medical reasons not to take it. Answered by Barbie Kuhlo 3 months ago.

The medicine taken to prevent malaria is the same medicine used to treat malaria, so it is not like a vaccine that provides immunity. The advantage of taking the medicine is that you won't end up with severe malaria symptoms that would ruin your vacation, and it is less likely that you would end up with relapses in the future. Malaria symptoms can sometimes be dangerous, but its mostly African varieties, and serious danger is eliminated if you get treatment as soon as symptoms appear. People that live in Nicaragua don't take malaria medicine their whole lives, and travelers that visit for extended periods also do not take medicine the whole time. The CDC rates the risk of malaria in Nicaragua as low. Answered by Kirstie Solivan 3 months ago.


List of drugs/medicines not to be given to a person having G6PD deficiency?
Asked by Melynda Knapko 3 months ago.

Drugs: primaquine, salicylates (aspirin, Pepto-Bismol), sulfonamides, nitrofurans, phenacetin, some vitamin K derivatives, dapsone, phenazopyridine, nalidixic acid, methylene blue Other: naphthalene (moth balls). Food (only in some caucasians) fava beans. Answered by Fermin Cusumano 3 months ago.


Which medications against malaria when you take will not disturb or harm heart?
I have problem wih heart(aritmia) and I want to know which medications I can take,becouse I hear that some medications can seriously disturb or harm heart.Thenk you Asked by Jewell Inhulsen 3 months ago.

Chloroquine or primaquine have no known adverse effects on heart patients, however avoid using quinine to treat malaria if you are suffering from arterial fibrillation, it can increase the the passage of atrial impulses to the ventricles, which causes a dangerous increase in ventricular rate.See your doctor or pharmacist. Answered by Agueda Wickett 3 months ago.


What's the chance of my Malaria reoccurring?
I'm currently undergoing treatment for Malaria (P. Vivex). I've had 4 of 5 doses of Artenam, though the initial was actually a triple dose and I'm also currently on a drug called Amizole 500 which contains Tinidazole (though I'm really not entirely sure what this is for). I've searched around... Asked by Jesus Brennaman 3 months ago.

I'm currently undergoing treatment for Malaria (P. Vivex). I've had 4 of 5 doses of Artenam, though the initial was actually a triple dose and I'm also currently on a drug called Amizole 500 which contains Tinidazole (though I'm really not entirely sure what this is for). I've searched around the internet and asked the doctor but none of them really seem to give me a straight answer. If someone could give me a non-Wikipedia type answer I'd really appreciate it. Answered by Danilo Schriner 3 months ago.

James, P. vivax malaria has classically been treated with chloroquine and primaquine. Primaquine acts against the liver stage, decreasing the risk of relapse. The parasite is becoming resistant to chloroquine and primaquine, so alternate drugs are being used and explored. It is suggested that recurrences of vivax malaria are effectively prevented by the current treatment regimen and dosage. However, recovery does NOT provide protection against another new infection of P. vivax or another malaria type of Plasmodium. I have seen men in Uganda who had 3 or 4 infections of dreaded P. falciparum in the same year, treated, "cured," and re-infected,. Answered by Ronny Scudieri 3 months ago.


Forms

ApplId/ProductId Drug name Active ingredient Form Strenght
008316/001 PRIMAQUINE PRIMAQUINE PHOSPHATE TABLET/ORAL EQ 15MG BASE

Similar Active Ingredient

ApplId/ProductId Drug name Active ingredient Form Strenght
008316/001 PRIMAQUINE PRIMAQUINE PHOSPHATE TABLET/ORAL EQ 15MG BASE
203924/001 PRIMAQUINE PHOSPHATE PRIMAQUINE PHOSPHATE TABLET/ORAL EQ 15MG BASE
204476/001 PRIMAQUINE PHOSPHATE PRIMAQUINE PHOSPHATE TABLET/ORAL EQ 15MG BASE
206043/001 PRIMAQUINE PHOSPHATE PRIMAQUINE PHOSPHATE TABLET/ORAL EQ 15MG BASE

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