Generic Malarone Tablets

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Malarone consists of two active ingredients mainly atovaquone and proguanil hydrochloride. They both have act differently in stopping the parasite responsible for malaria. The parasite is spread through a mosquito bite from an infected mosquito. This is how the parasite gets in to the bloodstream, Malarone stops malaria by killing the parasite directly. This also means that the medication is effective for people who already have the illness.

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Malaria is a serious tropical disease spread by mosquitoes. If it isn’t diagnosed and treated promptly, it can be fatal.

A single mosquito bite is all it takes for someone to become infected.

Symptoms of malaria
It’s important to be aware of the symptoms of malaria if you’re travelling to areas where there’s a high risk of the disease. Symptoms include:

a high temperature (fever)
sweats and chills
headaches
vomiting
muscle pains
diarrhoea
Symptoms usually appear between 7 and 18 days after becoming infected, but in some cases the symptoms may not appear for up to a year, or occasionally even longer.

When to seek medical attention
Seek medical help immediately if you develop symptoms of malaria during or after a visit to an area where the disease is found.

Malaria risk areas
Malaria is found in more than 100 countries, mainly in tropical regions of the world, including:

large areas of Africa and Asia
Central and South America
Haiti and the Dominican Republic
parts of the Middle East
some Pacific islands

The Fit for Travel website has more information about the risk of malaria in specific countries.

Preventing malaria
Many cases of malaria can be avoided. An easy way to remember is the ABCD approach to prevention:

awareness of risk – find out whether you’re at risk of getting malaria before travelling
bite prevention – avoid mosquito bites by using insect repellent, covering your arms and legs, and using an insecticide-treated mosquito net
check whether you need to take malaria prevention tablets – if you do,make sure you take the right antimalarial tablets at the right dose, and finish the course
diagnosis – seek immediate medical advice if you develop malaria symptoms, as long as up to a year after you return from travelling

Product Description

Generic or unbranded Malarone contains a combination of atovaquone and proguanil. Atovaquone and proguanil are medications used to treat malaria, a disease caused by parasites which typically enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia.

How to Take Generic Malarone

When taking this medicine, drink it with food or with a dairy product at approximately the same time every day.

Before you go to a known malaria carrying area, it is advisable to take the medication 1 to 2 days prior to entry and up to one week after leaving.

Compared to other anti-malaria medication, the side effects of this drug aren’t as severe.


Side Effects

Malarone is notable for having far fewer side effects than other, older malaria drugs. While some people experience side effects, such as coughing, diarrhea, dizziness, headache, loss of appetite, mouth sores, nausea, stomach pain, vomiting, or weakness, the majority have none or few of these.

These are not all the side effects of malarone, For a full list see the Patient information leaflet

Download Malarone – Patient Information Leaflet

The Fit for Travel website has more information about the risk of malaria in specific countries.