Primaquine is used in the treatment of malaria.
Primaquine is an antiparasitic medication that treats malaria. It works by increasing the levels of haeme in the blood, a substance toxic to the malarial parasite. This kills the parasite and stops the infection from spreading.
SIDE EFFECTS :
Rash, Vomiting, Dizziness, Nausea, Itching, Epigastric pain, Abdominal cramp, Decreased white blood cell count (lymphocytes), Hemolytic anemia, Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeats), Qt interval prolongation.