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Can I stop taking primaquine when I feel better?

No. Even if you feel better or your symptoms have lessened, you should not stop taking primaquine without talking to your doctor. Take the entire prescription until you finish it. Just because you feel better does not mean that your infection has been completely treated. Stopping the treatment may cause your infection to return. Talk to your doctor about when and how to stop taking primaquine.

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