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Krintafel Dosage

Dosage form: tablet, film coated
Drug class: Antimalarial quinolines

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Dec 1, 2021.

Tests to be Performed Prior to Treatment with KRINTAFEL

All patients must be tested for glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency prior to prescribing KRINTAFEL [see Contraindications (4), Warnings and Precautions (5.1)].

Pregnancy testing is recommended for females of reproductive potential prior to initiating treatment with KRINTAFEL [see Use in Specific Populations (8.1, 8.3)].

Recommended Dosage and Administration

The recommended dose of KRINTAFEL in patients aged 16 years and older is a single dose of 300 mg administered as two 150-mg tablets taken together. Coadminister KRINTAFEL on the first or second day of chloroquine therapy for acute P. vivax malaria [see Clinical Studies (14)].

Administer KRINTAFEL with food to increase systemic absorption [see Clinical Pharmacology (12.3)].

Swallow tablets whole. Do not break, crush, or chew the tablets.

In the event of vomiting within 1 hour after dosing, a repeat dose should be given. Re-dosing should not be attempted more than once.

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