Kanaprim is an antiparasitic medicine, used for the prevention and treatment of malaria. It works by killing malaria causing parasite and stops the infe... View More
Uses of Kanaprim
Side effects of Kanaprim
How to use Kanaprim
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Kanaprim is to be taken wi... View More
How Kanaprim works
Kanaprim is a an antiparasitic medication which treats malaria. It works by increasing the levels of haeme in the blood, a substance toxic to the malari... View More
Should be taken with food. Take w/ meals to avoid GI discomfort.
Oral Prevention of relapse of P. vivax malaria 30 mg PO qDay for 14 days Uncomplicated P. vivax and P. ovale malaria 30 mg PO qDay for 14 days wi... View More
Oral Uncomplicated P. vivax and P. ovale malaria 0.5 mg/kg (30 mg/day maximum) qDay for 14 days with chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine Chemoprophy... View More
Hypersensitivity. Childn <1 yr. Acute flare-ups of systemic diseases (RA, SLE) having tendency for agranulocytopaenia, Pregnancy and lactation.
Mode of Action
Primaquine is an 8-aminoquinoline antimalarial which eliminates the exoerythrocytic forms of malarial parasite P.vivax, P. falciparum by disrupting mito... View More
G6PD deficiency; pregnancy; NADH methaemoglobin reductase deficient patients. Monitor Hb levels and blood counts routinely. Patients with systemic disea... View More
>10% Abdominal pain,Hemolytic anemia in G6PD deficiency,Nausea,Vomiting <1-10% Methemoglobinemia in NADH-methemoglobin reductase-deficient individu... View More
Primaquine may inhibit metabolism of chloroquine. Avoid ethanol. Potentially Fatal: Mepacrine may potentiate toxicity of primaquine. Potentially haem... View More