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If you want to prevent a relapse of malaria, you may benefit from a prescription drug called primaquine phosphate. Available in tablet form, this medicine is typically taken once a day for 14 days after leaving a malaria area. It works by killing the parasites in the liver that cause the malaria blood infection. Possible side effects include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
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