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Chemical Primaquine

Name Primaquine
CAS Type 1 Name 1,4-Pentanediamine, N4-(6-methoxy-8-quinolinyl)-
Equivalent Terms Boucher & Muir Brand of Primaquine Phosphate | Diphosphate, Primaquine | Phosphate, Primaquine | Primacin | Primaquine Diphosphate | Primaquine Phosphate
CAS Registry Number 90-34-6
Definition 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 Pharmacopeia, 30th ed, p404)
Structure Primaquine
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MeSH® ID D011319
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ChemicalsHeterocyclic Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Heterocyclic Compounds, 2-Ring Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Quinolines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Aminoquinolines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Primaquine Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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Primaquine Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  2-tert-butylprimaquine
  4-methyl-5-(4-fluorophenoxy)primaquine
  4-methyl-6-methoxy-8-(1-pentamethyleneamino)aminoquinoline
  4-methyl-6-methoxy-8-(1-tetramethyleneamino)aminoquinoline
  5-hydroxyprimaquine Has associated diseases
  6-demethylprimaquine
  8-(3-carboxy-1-methylpropylamino)-6-methoxyquinoline
  bis(trifluoroacetyl)primaquine
  bulaquine
  cysteinylprimaquine
  M 8506 Has associated diseases
  octanoylprimaquine
  Phe-Ala-PQ
  WR 242511 Has associated diseases
  WR 250016