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What happens if I miss a dose of primaquine?

Because taking all of the medication as prescribed is important for fighting off the parasites causing the malaria, you need to take your medicine as prescribed. However, if you do miss a dose of primaquine, you should take the tablet as soon as possible. If it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the dose you missed and get back on schedule. Do not take more of the medication at one time than prescribed by your doctor.

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