primaquine

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pri·ma·quine

 (prē′mə-kwēn′, -kwĭn, prī′-)
n.
A drug, C15H21N3O, used in its phosphate form as an antimalarial, especially to prevent relapses.

primaquine

(ˈpraɪməˌkwiːn)
n
(Pharmacology) a synthetic drug used in the treatment of malaria. Formula: C15H21N3O
[C20: from prima-, from Latin prīmus first + quin(olin)e]

pri•ma•quine

(ˈpraɪ məˌkwin)

n.
a viscous liquid, C15H21N3O, used in the treatment of malaria.
[1945–50; < New Latin prīma prime + quin (olin) e]
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Noun1.primaquine - synthetic antimalarial drug
antimalarial, antimalarial drug - a medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malaria
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primaquine

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After clinical assessment and disease confirmation through microscopic examination of blood smears, all patients were treated with the first line standard three-day oral treatment regimen of quinine (750 mg), twice-a day, followed by doxycycline hydrochloride (100 mg), twice a day, for five days and primaquine phosphate (45mg) on the last day [6].
ovale infection was suspected, and the patient was given primaquine phosphate for 14 days as an outpatient to eradicate possible liver hypnozoites.
CDC recommends a primaquine phosphate dose of 30 mg (base) by mouth daily for 14 days.