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How should I take primaquine?

Primaquine is usually taken once a day for 14 days, but you should follow your doctor's specific instructions. In order to keep the level of medication in your body consistent, you should take this medication at about the same time each day. Always take primaquine with a glass of water. If you experience nausea after taking primaquine, you can take your dose with food. Taking the medication with an antacid may also relieve stomach upset.

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