Primec 15 Mg Tablet

Manufactured by: Mc W Healthcare

Contains / Salt: Primaquine (15 mg)

Prescription Required

222 people have bought this recently

Primec 15 Mg Tablet

Manufactured by: Mc W Healthcare

Contains / Salt: Primaquine (15 mg)

Prescription Required

222 people have bought this recently

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10 Tablet in 1 Strip

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Prescription Required

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Primec Information

Primec is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Malaria. Primec also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The right dosage of Primec depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

The most common side effects of Primec are Abdominal Pain. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Primec as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Primec are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

In addition, Primec's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Primec related warnings talks about Primec's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Primec contraindications section.

Additionally, Primec may also adversely react with other medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for Primec, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.

  1. Primec Benefits & Uses
  2. Primec Dosage & How to Take
  3. Primec Side Effects
  4. Primec Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Primec with Other Drugs
  6. Primec Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Primec
  8. Primec Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Primec Benefits & Uses

Primec is used to treat the following -

  1. Malaria Primary
  2. Pneumonia

Primec Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Primec

Primaquine

Primec Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Primec is used -

  1. Abdominal Pain Common
  2. Epigastric Pain
  3. Gastrointestinal discomfort
  4. Nausea or vomiting
  5. Cough
  6. Irregular heartbeat
  7. Headache Unknown
  8. Fever Unknown

Primec Related Warnings

Is the use of Primec safe for pregnant women?

Primec may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Primec again without your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Primec safe during breastfeeding?

If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Primec. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

Moderate

What is the effect of Primec on the Kidneys?

There are no side effects of Primec on the kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Primec on the Liver?

Side effects of Primec rarely affect the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Primec on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Primec on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Primec with Other Drugs

Primec should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Primec Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Primec unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Heart Disease
  2. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  3. Calcium Deficiency
  4. Potassium Deficiency
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis

Frequently asked Questions about Primec

Is this Primec habit forming or addictive?

Primec does not cause addiction.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Primec can make you feel drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Primec is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Primec for mental disorders.

No

Primec Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Primec

You can take Primec with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Primec

Taking alcohol with Primec can be dangerous.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

Primec Price and Pack Size

Primec 15 Mg Tablet

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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Primaquine phosphate
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 828
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