Malarone (Atovaquone Proguanil) 250mg/100mg Tablets | Anti Malaria
Malarone (Atovaquone Proguanil) is a fixed-dose anti-malarial with an active ingredient combination of atovaquone and proguanil hydrochloride, antimalarial agents, in tablet formulation.
IMPORTANT: If you need to order malaria tablets for other family members you must order them separately with an account in their name in order for our doctor to be able to review the prescription request.
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Malarone (Atovaquone Proguanil) is a fixed-dose anti-malarial with an active ingredient combination of atovaquone and proguanil hydrochloride, antimalarial agents, in tablet formulation. Malarone is a popular alternative to other anti-malaria brands due to it’s high level of protection and because treatment can started just 1-2 days before entering a malaria region and completed 7 days after leaving making it perfect for last minute and short stay trips. It is approved for use, even in areas where chloroquine resistance has been reported and has been recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as an option for the prevention of P. falciparum malaria.
Malarone is recommended for the following countries:
Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burma (Myanmar), Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, China (including Taiwan and Tibet), Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cote d'Ivoir, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Djibouti, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, French Guyana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, India, Iran, Kenya, Laos, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Vanuatu, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Tanzania, Timor Leste, Togo, Uganda, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zaire, Zambia, Zimbabwe,
|How To Take Malarone:||1 Tablet per day|
|Start Treatment:||2 Days before travelling|
|Finish Treatment:||1 Week after returning|
For full details on Malarone please click on the patient leaflet below:
|Tablet cost (based on chosing lowest quanitity)||£3.47|
Dosage for adults:
- 1 Tablet of Malarone per day
- Ensure you start your course 2 days before travelling
- Continue your course for the duration of your stay
- Continue your course for 7 days after your holiday
Please note this product is not suitable for children or for adults weighing less than 40 kg.
To maximise the effectiveness of your Malarone take you tablet with food or a milk drink where possible to aid absorption into the body.
Please note this product is not suitable for children or for adults weighing less than 40 kg. Lariam (Mefloquine) may also not be suitable if any of the following apply:
- If you are allergic to lariam or any of its ingredients (see below)
- If you suffer from liver problems
- If you are pregnant or breast feeding
- If you suffer from depression or other mental illnesses
In some instances Malarone can have side effects. If you notice any of the following reactions whilst taking Malarone you should consult a doctor.
- Sleeping problems (insomnia)
- Loss of appetite
- Rash which may be itchy
Severe Reactions are uncommon however if you notice any of the following reactions whilst taking Malarone you should stop your treatment and contact a doctor immediately:
- Allergic reaction including rash and itching, tightness of the chest or throat, breathing difficulty, swelling of the face, eyes, lips or tongue.
- Severe skin reactions including rash and severe blistering.
Some medicines can affect the effectiveness of Malarone. If you are currently taking any of the medicines listed below you should consult your doctor.
- Metoclopramide, used to treat nausea and vomiting
- Tetracycline, Rifampicin and Rifabutin (Antibiotics)
- Efavirenz or certain highly active protease-inhibitors used to treat HIV
- Warfarin and other medicines that stop blood clotting
- Etoposide used to treat cancer.
Active ingredients: Atovaquone, Proguanil hydrochloride
Other ingredients: Poloxamer 188, Microcrystalline cellulose, Hydroxypropyl cellulose, Povidone K30, Sodium starch glycollate (Type A), Magnesium stearate, Hypromellose, Titanium dioxide (E171), Iron oxide red (E172), Macrogol 400, Polyethylene glycol 8000, Microcrystalline cellulose, Poloxamer, Talc
NationWide Pharmacies Online Doctor service offers a fast and convenient way to order your prescription medication.
Simply follow the steps below:
1. Create your account
2. Select your medical condition
3. Complete the diagnostic consultation form
4. Select your treatment
5. Complete medical questionnaire
6. Complete checkout process and submit your order.
Our doctor will assess your questionnaire within 24 hours. Once your prescription has been approved it will be despatched from our pharmacy.
All orders are dispatched by Royal Mail 1st Class signed for delivery. The vast majority of orders are delivered next day however you should allow for up to 48 hours for delivery. In the case of high value orders we will from time to time use tracked courier services.
Next Day Delivery:
Guaranteed next working day delivery is subject to a delivery charge of £7.50. Orders are despatched by Royal Mail Special Delivery Next Day. Next Day delivery orders need to be placed before 12pm (Mon-Fri). Your order will arrive before 1pm the next working day after it has been despatched.
Guaranteed Saturday delivery is subject to a delivery charge of £10.50. Orders are despatched by Royal Mail Special Delivery Saturday. All Saturday delivery orders need to be placed no later than 12pm Friday’s. Your order will arrive before 1pm on the Saturday.
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