\pɹˈa͡ɪmɐkwˌɪn], \pɹˈaɪmɐkwˌɪn], \p_ɹ_ˈaɪ_m_ɐ_k_w_ˌɪ_n]\
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An aminoquinoline that is given by mouth to produce a radical cure and prevent relapse of vivax and ovale malarias following treatment with a blood schizontocide. It has also been used to prevent transmission of falciparum malaria by those returning to areas where there is a potential for re-introduction of malaria. Adverse effects include anemias and GI disturbances. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopia, 30th ed, p404)
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