Infants and children :
Acute attack :
A total dose representing 25 mg/kg is administered in 3 days, as follows :
First dose: 10 mg base/kg (not to exceed 620 mg base) orally
Second dose: 5 mg base/kg (not to exceed 310 mg base) orally 6 hours after first dose
Third dose: 5 mg base/kg orally 18 hours after second dose
Fourth dose: 5 mg base/kg orally 24 hours after third dose
-Each dose should be taken with a meal or a glass of milk.
-Concomitant therapy with an 8-aminoquinoline drug is necessary for the radical cure of vivax and malariae malaria.
Use: For the treatment of acute attacks of malaria due to Plasmodium vivax, P malariae, P ovale, and susceptible strains of P falciparum