ATC codes: P01BA03
Malaria due to Plasmodium vivax ICD11 code: 1F81
Only for use to achieve radical cure of P. vivax and P. ovale infections, to be administered for 14 days
Oral > Solid: 7.5 mg tablet (as phosphate) ; 15 mg tablet (as phosphate)
EML status history
Also recommended for children
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Primaquine was added to the core list of the EMLc for the curative treatment of P. vivax.