A report on Primaquine, 8-Aminoquinoline and Malaria
Primaquine is a medication used to treat and prevent malaria and to treat Pneumocystis pneumonia.- Primaquine
The derivatives primaquine, tafenoquine and pamaquine have been tested for anti-malaria activity.- 8-Aminoquinoline
Primaquine is an analog of pamaquine which was the first drug of the 8-aminoquinoline class; tafenoquine is another such drug.- Primaquine
Treatment of P. vivax requires both treatment of blood stages (with chloroquine or artemisinin-based combination therapy) and clearance of liver forms with an 8-aminoquinoline agent such as primaquine or tafenoquine.- Malaria
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Tafenoquine, sold under the brand name Krintafel among others, is a medication used to prevent and to treat malaria.
Tafenoquine is in the 8-aminoquinoline family of medications.
Tafenoquine is related to primaquine.