Malarone

( Atovaquone-Proguanil Hcl )

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Atovaquone-Proguanil Hcl

Drug Info for atovaquone-proguanil hcl

The combination of atovaquone and proguanil is used to treat a certain kind of malaria infection (a serious infection that is spread by mosquitoes in certain parts of the world and can cause death) and to prevent a certain kind of malaria infection in travelers who visit areas where malaria is common. Atovaquone and proguanil is in a class of medications called antimalarials. It works by killing the organisms that cause malaria.

Malarone is an antimalarial drug used to treat malaria caused by mosquitoes. Malarone works by interfering with the growth of the parasites in the red blood cells.

  • Malarone
  • Malarone Pediatric

Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to use. Do not use more than directed.

Oral routeIt is best to take this medicine with food or milk. You may also take this medicine with milk. Take your medicine at the same time every day.

If you vomit within 1 hour after taking this medicine, take another dose.

If you are giving this medicine to a child who cannot swallow the tablet, you may crush it and mix it in milk. Then have the child drink this milk mixture right away.

Keep taking this medicine for the full treatment time, even if you feel better after the first few doses. When it is used to prevent malaria, this medicine is usually used before, during, and after your trip.

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to atovaquone or proguanil (chloroguanide), or if you have severe kidney problems.

Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breast feeding, or if you have kidney problems or liver problems.

You may still catch malaria while taking this medicine. If you become ill or have a fever, call your doctor.

Because malaria is spread through insect bites, you can help prevent malaria by keeping your skin covered with clothing. Use bug spray and place mosquito netting over your bed while you sleep.

This medicine may not work as well if you are vomiting or have diarrhea. Talk with your doctor if this occurs while you are using this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe medicine to keep you from vomiting.

You must use this medicine for the entire treatment time in order for it to be effective. Tell your doctor right away if you stop using the medicine early for any reason.

Sores or white patches on your lips, mouth, or throat.

Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using tetracycline, metoclopramide, rifampin, rifabutin, Mycobutin®, Reglan®, or Rifadin®. Make sure your doctor knows if you are using other medicines that contain proguanil.

You may still catch malaria while taking this medicine. If you become ill or have a fever, call your doctor.

Because malaria is spread through insect bites, you can help prevent malaria by keeping your skin covered with clothing. Use bug spray and place mosquito netting over your bed while you sleep.

This medicine may not work as well if you are vomiting or have diarrhea. Talk with your doctor if this occurs while you are using this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe medicine to keep you from vomiting.

You must use this medicine for the entire treatment time in order for it to be effective. Tell your doctor right away if you stop using the medicine early for any reason.

  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Blistering, peeling, red skin rash.
  • Fever, chills, headache, cough, sore throat, body aches.
  • Seeing or hearing things that are not there.
  • Seizures.
  • Sores or white patches on your lips, mouth, or throat.
  • Headache.
  • Weakness, dizziness.
  • Mild skin rash or itching.
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, loss of appetite.
  • Cough.