Generic Malarone

Generic Malarone Tablets

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What Is Generic Malarone?

Generic Malarone belongs to a group of medicines called anti-malarials. It contains two active ingredients, atovaquone and proguanil hydrochloride.

Malaria is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito, which passes the malaria parasite (plasmodium falciparum) into the bloodstream. Generic Malarone prevents malaria by killing this parasite. For people who are already infected with malaria, Generic Malarone also kills these parasites.

How To Take

Dose

Take ONE tablet daily starting TWO days prior to leaving for your trip.

Continue for the whole DURATION of the trip in malaria risk area.

Continue for SEVEN days upon leaving malarious area.

Effectiveness

Take at the same time each day, with food or a milky drink, where possible. This will increase the amount of Generic Malarone your body can absorb, and make your treatment more effective.

Complete Course

It is very important to COMPLETE the course.

Special Instructions

It is important you take steps to avoid being bitten.

  • Use insect repellent on exposed areas of the skin
  • Wear light coloured clothing that covers most of the body
  • Sleep in a screened room or under a mosquito net
  • Close windows and doors at sunset
  • Consider using an insecticide (mats, spray, plug-ins)

Side Effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects.

Although not everybody gets them and the effects are usually mild to moderate and of a short duration.

Please ensure you carefully read the Patient Information Leaflet accompanied with this treatment.

Common Side-Effects Include

  • Headache
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Stomach Discomfort

Patient Information Leaflet

We strongly advise that you carefully read the Patient Information Leaflet before you take this treatment.