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PRIMAQUINE 7.5mg Tablet 1000s

(13 customer reviews)

Primaquine (Phosphate):7.5mg | Antimalarials

Manufactured / Marketed By : Ethical Product Form : TabletPack Size : 1000s Ingredients : Primaquine (Phosphate):7.5mgGeneric Category : Antimalarials

How it works

PRIMAQUINE 7.5mg Tablet 1000s may be acting by generating reactive oxygen species or by interfering with the electron transport in the parasite.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for PRIMAQUINE 7.5mg Tablet 1000s

  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Heartburn
  • Abdominal pain and cramps
  • Hemolytic anemia (G6PD deficiency) severe
  • Headache rare
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Yellowing of skin and eyes severe
  • Fast heartbeat severe
  • Nervousness and confusion
  • Grey-bluish colored skin severe
  • Blurred vision
  • Sore throat and fever
  • Dizziness and fainting
  • Reduced blood cell count severe

Uses of PRIMAQUINE 7.5mg Tablet 1000s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Radical treatment of malaria

    This medicine is used for the treatment and prevention of relapse of malaria caused by Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium ovale strains of the parasite. It is generally used along with other malaria medications to provide a radical cure.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time taken for this medicine to show its effect is not established clinically.

  • Duration of Effect

    The duration of time for which this medicine remains effective in the body is not established clinically.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary and the benefits outweigh the risks involved.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is recommended for use in breastfeeding women only after diagnostic tests are performed to confirm normal G6PD enzyme levels. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to PRIMAQUINE 7.5mg Tablet 1000s or other 8-aminoquinoline compounds.

  • Granulocytopenia

    This medicine is not recommended for use in acutely ill patients suffering from systemic disease like rheumatoid arthritis and lupus erythematosus. There is a marked decrease in the number of granulocytes in such conditions.

  • Hemolytic and bone marrow depressant drugs

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you are receiving a medication that can cause anemia or suppression of the immune system by affecting bone marrow cells as a side effect.

  • Quinacrine

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you are consuming Quinacrine or any other combination medicine containing quinacrine.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary and the benefits outweigh the risks involved.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is recommended for use in breastfeeding women only after diagnostic tests are performed to confirm normal G6PD enzyme levels. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Regular blood examination

    Use of this medicine can critically affect the blood cell count and cause anemia, leukopenia, and disorders of the blood. Hence, it is recommended to undergo regular blood examination while taking this medicine. Before initiating the treatment process with this medicine, patients should be examined for blood enzyme deficiencies.

  • Heart disease

    Use of this medicine can affect the heart and worsen the symptoms of a pre-existing condition. It is advised to monitor such patients at regular intervals. Use of other medicines having a similar effect on the heart should be avoided.

  • Radical treatment of malaria

    For radical treatment of malaria, this medicine should be used in combination with other anti-malaria medications that are effective against parasites present in the blood.

  • Other medicines

    Report the use of all other medicines including herbs and supplements to the doctor before receiving PRIMAQUINE 7.5mg Tablet 1000s . The potential for interaction with other medicines is very high.

  • Drug resistance

    It is recommended to take this medicine for the entire prescribed duration even when symptoms improve or resolve. Failure to do so might result in drug resistance and treating any subsequent infection with the same medicine would be very difficult.

  • Prolongation of QT interval

    Use of this medicine may increase the risk of irregular heart rhythms. Therefore, it should be used with caution in patients with arrhythmias or any other heart diseases. Any symptoms of palpitations, difficulty in breathing should be reported to the doctor.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped.

  • Overdose

    Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose with this medicine may include vomiting, heartburn, stomach pain and cramps, pale skin, bluish lips and fingernails etc.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Clozapine severe
  • Escitalopram moderate
  • Sodium Nitrite severe
  • Prilocaine severe
  • Etanercept severe
  • Quinacrine severe
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having hemolytic anemia due to the deficiency of G6PD enzymes. The risk of severe adverse effects is significantly high in such cases.

  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having methemoglobinemia caused due to the deficiency of NADH-methemoglobin reductase enzyme. The risk of life-threatening adverse effects is significantly high in such cases.

  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from systemic diseases that cause a decrease in the blood cell component called granulocytes. This results in a reduction of immune system capabilities due to depression of bone marrow cells. Some of the most common diseases are Rheumatoid arthritis, leukopenia etc.

General Instructions

Take This medicine as advised by your doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. It is advised to take this medicine at the same time every day. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed to prevent the spread of infection. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects.

Other details

  • To be taken with food
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver PRIMAQUINE 7.5mg Tablet 1000s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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13 reviews for PRIMAQUINE 7.5mg Tablet 1000s

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