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Primaquine Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Take Primaquine?

You should not take primaquine if you are:
  • Allergic to primaquine or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Currently sick from certain autoimmune conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus.
  • Taking certain other medications that have the potential to cause blood cell problems or that affect your bone marrow. Your healthcare provider can determine if primaquine is safe to take with your current medicines.

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which primaquine should not be taken, along with several safety concerns people should be aware of before beginning treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific primaquine warnings and precautions that may apply to you.

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