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A 31-year-old male asked:

Are there any malaria medications that can be taken and considered safe for g6pd deficient patients?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
G6PD: There is a theory that the disease itself is protective against malaria. The theory however, is unproven.Most anti-malarials will cause hemolytic anemia so it is important to discuss the problem with your doctor

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