Jiroveci pneumonia associated with AIDS 15-30 mg base PO q D for 21 days (with clindamycin IV or PO) 0.5 mg/kg (30 mg/day maximum) q Day for 14 days with chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine 0.5 mg/kg PO q Day (30 mg/day maximum); start 1-2 days prior to travel and continue for 7 days after departure from malaria endemic area Abdominal pain Hemolytic anemia in G6PD deficiency Nausea Vomiting Methemoglobinemia in NADH-methemoglobin reductase-deficient individuals Agranulocytosis Arrhythmias Headache Interference with visual accommodation Leukopenia Leukocytosis Rash Dizziness Pruritus Severe glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency Coadministration with quinacrine in patients who have received quinacrine recently Concurrent administration with other potentially hemolytic drugs or depressants of myeloid elements of the bone marrow Acutely ill patients suffering from systemic disease manifested by tendency to granulocytopenia, such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus erythematosus Since anemia, methemoglobinemia, and leukopenia may occur following administration of large doses of primaquine, do not exceed adult dosage of 1 tablet (= 15 mg base) daily for fourteen days; make routine blood examinations (particularly blood cell counts and hemoglobin determinations) during therapy; drug should be discontinued immediately if marked darkening of urine or sudden decrease in hemoglobin concentration or leukocyte count occurs Observe patient for tolerance if primaquine phosphate is prescribed for an individual who has shown a previous idiosyncrasy to primaquine phosphate (as manifested by hemolytic anemia, methemoglobinemia, or leukopenia), an individual with a family or personal history of favism, or an individual with erythrocytic glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G-6-PD) deficiency or nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NADH) methemoglobin reductase deficiency; discontinue therapy immediately if marked darkening of the urine or sudden decrease in hemoglobin concentration or leukocyte count occurs Due to potential for QT interval prolongation, monitor ECG when using primaquine in patients with cardiac disease, long QT syndrome, a history of ventricular arrhythmias, uncorrected hypokalemia and/or hypomagnesemia, or bradycardia ( Contraindicated in pregnant women; even if a pregnant woman is G6PD normal, the fetus may not be; safe usage in pregnancy not established; use during pregnancy should be avoided except when in judgment of the physician benefit outweighs possible hazard Sexually-active females of reproductive potential should have a pregnancy test prior to starting primaquine CDC recommends do not use in nursing women unless breast-fed infant has been determined not to have G6PD deficiency A: Generally acceptable. Contact the applicable plan provider for the most current information. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done. Chloroquine metabolism Plaquenil for sarcoidosis Hydrocodone and plaquenil The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first over-the-counter ibuprofen and acetaminophen combination drug for the U. S. The product — called Advil Dual Action — will be available nationwide later in 2020 and contains 250 mg of ibuprofen and 500 mg of acetaminophen, said GlaxoSmithKline, the drug’s manufacturer, in a news release. Dec 12, 2011 Primaquine, an 8-aminoquinoline, has been approved for treatment of malaria since 1952 by the Food and Drug Administration FDA, United States. 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The bad news is a new malaria drug developed at Reed during the same time period as mefloquine called tafenoquine is now fast tracking toward FDA approval. Jeanne Lese and Dr. Remington Nevin worry that the new drug has not been adequately tested for the same types of neurotoxic effects seen with mefloquine and that it will become mefloquine 2.0.