Malaria is a fatal disease that spreads with the bites of mosquitoes infected with eukaryotic protists of the genus Plasmodium. Besides endangering life of children it also results in wide range of developmental deficits such as anaemia, epilepsy, low birth-weight and certain neurological problems. The adverse effect of malaria on children can be treated by number of natural ways:
It is mainly use for preventing malaria relapse. The dose of primaquine in children must not exceed 30 mg a day. It is suggested to determine status of glucose-6-phospate dehydrogenase before administration of Primaquine.
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