Brand name: Primacin TM
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Active ingredients: primaquine
What it is used for
Prevention of relapses (radical cure) of malaria caused by P.vivax and P. ovale. Adjunctive therapy in the treatment of gametocytemia due to P.falciparum in patients resident in areas receptive to malaria.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 4 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Orange tablets, 6mm diameter, flat without breakline or logo
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient primaquine
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems