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Primaquine is a medicine to treat or prevent malaria, a disease brought on by bloodsuckers. Parasites that cause malaria normally go into the body through the bite of an insect. Vivax malaria is a type of malaria in which bloodsuckers take a trip from the bloodstream into other cells and cells of the body. Primaquine is used to avoid malaria from coming back in people who have been contaminated with the vivax form of this disease. Primaquine might be used for purposes not noted in this medication guide. Primaquine can damage an expected child. Use effective contraception to stop pregnancy while you are utilizing primaquine, whether you are a man or a woman. Primaquine use by either parent might cause birth problems. If you are a woman, keep utilizing birth control after you stop taking primaquine, till you contend least one menstruation period. If a maternity takes place while either the mother or the father is making use of primaquine, tell your doctor right away. It is not known whether primaquine enters breast milk or if it could affect the nursing infant. The typical dosage of primaquine is 1 tablet computer daily for 14 days. Your symptoms might get better prior to the infection is entirely dealt with if you are taking this medicine to treat malaria. If you quit taking this medicine early for any reason, talk to your medical professional. Contact your doctor as soon as possible if you have been revealed to malaria, or if you have fever or other symptoms of ailment during or after a remain in an area where malaria prevails.

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