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Can my child take primaquine?

Maybe, but it must be prescribed by the doctor who will evaluate the situation. In general, children are advised not to travel to areas where there is a risk of malaria. If your child will be traveling to such an area, talk to your doctor about his risk of malaria, and available treatment and prevention options.

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