Primaquine Oral Tablet 26.3Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Primaquine: Oral tablet (26.3mg)

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Primaquine PO4 26.3mg Tab
Sanofi-Aventis US LLC
Pill Identification: P 97  |  W

What is this Medicine?

PRIMAQUINE (PRIM a kwin) is used to treat or prevent malaria infections.

Similar Generic Drugs : Primaquine: Oral tablet (26.3mg)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Primaquine: Oral tablet(26.3mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Primaquine Phosphate 26.3mg Tablet

NDC: 000241596
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Malaria

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Malaria Prophylaxis, Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP)

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Primaquine Phosphate 26.3mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_6266.JPG
Sanofi-Aventis US LLC
Pill Identification: P 97  |  W
Shape: round
Color: pink
Daily Life Interactions for Primaquine Phosphate 26.3mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Primaquine Phosphate 26.3mg Tablet(Primaquine Phosphate)
Grapefruit juice and Primaquine Phosphate(Primaquine Phosphate)
Primaquine may be taken with most foods in order to limit GI side effects, like nausea. However, it is recommended that you do not significantly alter your intake of Grapefruit Juice, or avoid it altogether, when taking Primaquine. Grapefruit juice may increase blood levels of Primaquine by reducing Primaquine metabolism in the body. Too much Primaquine in the blood can lead to side effects such as dizziness, vomiting or low blood counts, which could lead to an increased risk of anemia or infection.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Food and Primaquine Phosphate 26.3mg Tablet(Primaquine Phosphate)
Food and Primaquine Phosphate(Primaquine Phosphate)
Primaquine may be taken with most foods in order to limit GI side effects, like nausea. However, it is recommended that you do not significantly alter your intake of Grapefruit Juice, or avoid it altogether, when taking Primaquine. Grapefruit juice may increase blood levels of Primaquine by reducing Primaquine metabolism in the body. Too much Primaquine in the blood can lead to side effects such as dizziness, vomiting or low blood counts, which could lead to an increased risk of anemia or infection.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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