malaria prophylaxis(redirected from Malarial prophylaxis)
malaria prophylaxisThe 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.
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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