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Primaquine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Primaquine
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.810.050.650
Unique ID
D011319
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011319
Scope Note
An aminoquinoline that is given by mouth to produce a radical cure and prevent relapse of vivax and ovale malarias following treatment with a blood schizontocide. It has also been used to prevent transmission of falciparum malaria by those returning to areas where there is a potential for re-introduction of malaria. Adverse effects include anemias and GI disturbances. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopeia, 30th ed, p404)
Entry Term(s)
Primacin
Primaquine Diphosphate
Primaquine Phosphate
Pharm Action
Antimalarials
Registry Number
MVR3634GX1
Related Numbers
63-45-6
90-34-6
H0982HF78B
CAS Type 1 Name
1,4-Pentanediamine, N4-(6-methoxy-8-quinolinyl)-
NLM Classification #
QV 258
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/05/24
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