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If this medicine upsets your stomach, it may be taken with meals or with antacids. If stomach upset (nausea, vomiting, or stomach pain) continues, check with your doctor.
If you are taking primaquine for malaria, keep taking it for the full time of treatment to help prevent or completely clear up the infection. Do not miss any doses.
The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.
The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.
For oral dosage form (tablets):
Adults and older children: 15 milligrams (mg) once a day for 14 days.
Younger children: Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor.
If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.
Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.