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Pack of 12 Malarone 250mg atovaquone 100mg proguanil hydrochloride film-coated tablets
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1 day course

10 tablet(s) / 250 mg - £35.00

1 week course

250 mg - £50.00

2 week course

250 mg - £70.00

3 week course

250 mg - £88.00

4 week course

250 mg - £104.00

How do I take Malarone?

You should take one tablet daily. Your course should start 2 days before you travel to an infected area. The treatment should continue for the duration of your stay in an infected area, and then for a further 7 days. If you miss a dose, don’t panic. Take it as soon as you remember or, if it is near your next dose, skip the forgotten dose and continue treatment as normal. If you vomit or have diarrhoea within an hour of taking Malarone, take a repeat dose. In the case of an overdose, seek medical assistance.

Paediatric Malarone tablets are available for children – your doctor will need an accurate weight to make sure your child gets the right dose. The same instructions apply, just with this different, lower dose tablet. You should take your tablet with food and liquids.

Active ingredient of Malarone

Each Malarone tablet contains atovaquone 250mg and proguanil hydrochloride 100mg. Malarone tablets also contain Poloxamer 188 BP., microcrystalline cellulose Ph.Eur., low-substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose USNF., povidone K30 Ph.Eur., sodium starch glycollate BP., magnesium stearate Ph.Eur., methylhydroxypropyl cellulose Ph.Eur., titanium dioxide Ph.Eur., iron oxide red E172, macrogol 400 Ph.Eur. and polyethylene glycol 8000 USNF.

The side effects of malarone include

  • Feeling sick
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Abnormal or strange dreams
  • Coughing
  • Fever
  • Hair loss
  • Tiredness and weakness
  • Depression
  • Anaemia (low red blood cell count)
  • Disturbance of salt balance in the body
  • Temporary increase in some enzymes produced by the liver and pancreas

For a full list of side effects, always check the patient information leaflet that comes with your medication.

In the case of an allergic reaction (rash, shortness of breath, itchy skin, swollen face, eyelids and mouth), seek immediate medical assistance.

If you experience any of these side effects, or any others, speak to your doctor if you are concerned.

If you suffer any flu-like symptoms for up to a year after your return, you should see your doctor right away and let them know you’ve been to a malaria risk area.

Medically reviewed by:
Dr Charlotte Hammerton Accreditations: BM, BS, BMedSci, MSc

Dr Charlotte Hammerton studied medicine at the University of Nottingham and since graduating has worked in hospitals in London, Kent, and Sussex.

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Last reviewed: 24 Mar 2019

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