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Primaquine

In the US, Primaquine (primaquine systemic) is a member of the drug class antimalarial quinolines and is used to treat Malaria, Malaria Prevention and Pneumocystis Pneumonia.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

P01BA03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000090-34-6

Chemical Formula

C15-H21-N3-O

Molecular Weight

259

Therapeutic Category

Antiprotozoal agent: Antimalarial

Chemical Name

1,4-Pentanediamine, N4-(6-metoxy-8-quinolinyl)-

Foreign Names

  • Primaquinum (Latin)
  • Primaquin (German)
  • Primaquine (French)
  • Primaquina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Primachina (OS: DCIT)
  • Primaquine (OS: DCF, BAN)
  • Primachinum (IS)
  • SN 13272 (IS)
  • Primaquine Phosphate (OS: BANM)
  • Primaquinbisdihydrogenphosphat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Primaquine (diphosphate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Primaquine Diphosphate (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Primaquine diphosphate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Primaquine Phosphate (PH: BP 2016, USP 38)
  • Primaquini diphosphas (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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