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Table 1 Dose of weekly primaquine expressed as milligrams of primaquine base

From: Tolerability and safety of weekly primaquine against relapse of Plasmodium vivax in Cambodians with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency

Weight (kg) Number of primaquine tablets Primaquine dose (mg) Primaquine dose (mg/kg)
10–17 0.5 7.5 0.44–0.75
18–25 1 15 0.6–0.83
26–35 1.5 22.5 0.64–0.87
36–45 2 30 0.67–0.83
46–55 2.5 37.5 0.69–0.82
56–75 3 45 0.64–0.82
≥76 4 60 ≤0.78
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