Mechanism of Action
- Effective against Plasmodium vivax and ovale as they enter a dormant phase in the liver.
- Elimination of intrahepatic Plasmodium vivax and ovale, once erythrocytic forms have been eradicated by a blood schizonticide.
- Elimination of Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes, once erythrocytic forms have been eradicated by a blood schizonticide.
- G-6-P deficiency
- Active rheumatoid arthritis or lupus
- Adverse Effects
- Nausea / vomiting