malaria prophylaxis


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malaria prophylaxis

The use of antimalarial agents to prevent rather than treat malaria.  Prophylaxis is recommended by the CDC when one is travelling to Plasmodium-falciparum-endemic regions.
 
Agents
Chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine, mefloquine, quinine sulfate, doxycycline (which is not recommended during pregnancy), proguanil, pyrimethamine-sulfadoxine, primaquine, mefloquine (prophylactic agent of choice).
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None of the soldiers adhered to malaria prophylaxis or used insecticide-treated bed nets as recommended during their time in the DRC.
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There was medicine available, and most people who were treated recovered fairly quickly People who are naive are at increased risk, so I made sure to take my malaria prophylaxis medication.
Take malaria prophylaxis pills if you are directed to do so by your medical authority.
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Be sure to take malaria prophylaxis if you're advised to.
Perhaps most importantly, malaria prophylaxis is essential for those of you travelling to malaria endemic areas.
Chloroquine is often combined with proguanil for malaria prophylaxis.
The website is for LSTM's Well Travelled Clinics Ltd, a commercial enterprise offering private pre-travel advice, vaccination and malaria prophylaxis services to the travelling public.