Medicine Overview of Primalex Tablet
Primalex 15 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of malaria
Side Effects of Primalex are Rash, Vomiting, Headache, Dizziness, Urticaria, Stomach pain, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Itching, Heartburn, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Epigastric pain.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Primalex 15 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Primalex 15 mg Tablet is a an antiparasitic medication which treats malaria. It works by increasing the levels of haeme in the blood, a substance toxic to the malarial parasite. This kills the parasite and stops the infection from spreading.
In Depth Information on Primalex Tablet
- You may undergo blood examinations particularly blood counts, hemoglobin determination during your treatment with primaquine.
- Inform your doctor if you are suffering from any of the following: heart disease, low potassium in the blood (hypokalemia) and/or low magnesium in the blood (hypomagnesemia).
- Do not take the given dose of primaquine for >14 days.
- Do not take along with drugs which are known to cause disordered electrical activity of heart (QT prolongation).
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Primalex Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Primalex 15 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Primalex 15 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Primalex 15 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Primalex 15 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Primalex 15 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Primalex Tablet
Q. Is Primalex a sulfa drug/does Primalex contain sulfa?
No. Primalex is neither a sulfa drug nor contain sulfa
Primalex is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Primalex a prodrug?
Derivatives of Primalex are available in prodrug form, after metabolism Primalex gets converted into carboxyprimaquine
Q. What is Primalex phosphate used for/ what does Primalex treat?
Primalex is used to treat and prevent repeated occurrence of symptoms of malaria
Q. Why is primaquine given with clindamycin?
Primaquine and clindamycin are given together for the treatment of Pneumocystis pneumonia
Q. Why is Primalex given in falciparum malaria?
Primalex is active against primary erythrocytic stage of malarial parasite called Plasmodium falciparum, so it is given in falciparum malaria
Q. Does Primalex treat chlamydia?
No. Primalex is specifically used in the treatment of malaria and Pneumocystis pneumonia. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.
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