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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Malaria: prevention of relapses (radical cure) due to Plasmodium vivax and P. ovale hypnozoites dormant in liver.
    • Also effective against gametocytes of P. falciparum.

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

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Last updated: February 1, 2016