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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Synthetic antimalarial drug.

Usage examples (6)
  • Side effects: Pregnant women should not take primaquine.
  • Often comes in: tablets of 26.3 mg. of primaquine phosphate, which contains 15 mg. of primaquine base.
  • In addition, primaquine is active against the dormant parasite liver forms (hypnozoites) and prevents relapses.
  • Patients should not take primaquine until a screening test has excluded glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency. for more
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