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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Malaria prevention of relapses (radical cure) caused by Plasmodium vivax. Also effective against gametocytes of P. falciparum.

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

  • Treatment of PCP (in combination with clindamycin).

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Last updated: November 16, 2011