What is Primaquine?
Primaquine Tablet is used for Repeated malaria symptoms and other conditions. Primaquine Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Primaquine Tablet contains Primaquine as an active ingredient.
Primaquine Tablet works by killing the infection causing malarial parasite.
Primaquine Tablet Uses
Primaquine Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Repeated malaria symptoms
· Primaquine Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed here.
Primaquine Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Primaquine Tablet improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
· Killing the infection causing malarial parasite.
Primaquine Tablet - Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Primaquine Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Epigastric distress
· Bluish discoloration of the skin
· Deficiency of granulocytes in the blood
· Primaquine Tablet may also cause side-effects not listed here.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
Primaquine Tablet - Precautions & How to Use
Before using Primaquine Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Blood examination
· Consult your doctor if you are suffering from heart disease and low potassium in the blood
· Glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
· Methaemoglobin reductase deficient patients
· Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide
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