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  1. Primaquine is used alone or with another medication to treat malaria (a serious infection that is spread ... back in people that are infected with malaria. Primaquine is in a class of medications called antimalarials. ...
  2. Malaria Treatment (United States) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... available through the CDC malaria hotline) In addition, primaquine is active against the dormant parasite liver forms ( hypnozoites ) and prevents relapses . Primaquine should not be taken by pregnant women or ...
  3. Choosing a Drug to Prevent Malaria (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... not take medication for 4 weeks after travel Primaquine It is the most effective medicine for preventing ... not have to be repeated the next time primaquine is considered Cannot be used by pregnant women ...
  4. Travelers' Health: Travel and Breastfeeding (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... short-term use of doxycycline compatible with breastfeeding. Primaquine may be used for breastfeeding mothers and children ... infant should be tested for G6PD deficiency before primaquine is given to the breastfeeding mother. Because data ...
  5. Travelers' Health: Immunocompromised Travelers (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... malaria prophylaxis and treatment. Mefloquine, doxycycline, chloroquine, and primaquine may increase calcineurin inhibitor levels (tacrolimus and cyclosporine ...
  6. Malaria Glossary (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... G6PD deficient should not take the antimalarial drug primaquine. Gametocyte: The sexual stage of malaria parasites. Male ... or prior to, results from confirmatory laboratory tests. Primaquine: A drug used against malaria for the prevention ...
  7. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Malaria (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... No information is available on the amount of primaquine that enters human breast milk; the mother and infant should be tested for G6PD deficiency before primaquine is given to a woman who is breastfeeding. ...
  8. ... Antipyretics (drugs used to reduce fever) Nitrofurantoin Phenacetin Primaquine Sulfonamides Thiazide diuretics Tolbutamide Quinidine
  9. AIDSinfo (Department of Health and Human Services)  
    ... Hydrochloride Peginterferon Alfa-2a Peginterferon Alfa-2b Podofilox Primaquine Phosphate Pyrazinamide Pyrimethamine Ribavirin Rifabutin Rifampin Simeprevir Sinecatechins ...
  10. Global Malaria Epidemic (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation) - PDF  
    ... been released. 12 Treatment for malaria includes chloroquine, primaquine, and highly effective artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT). ...
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