Malarone


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Malarone

 [mal´ah-rōn]
trademark for a combination preparation of proguanil and atovaquone, an antimalarial agent.

Malarone

(măl′ə-rōn′)
A trademark for a drug consisting of a combination of atovaquone and proguanil hydrochloride.

Malarone

A brand name for PROGUANIL in conjunction with ATOVAQUONE.
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Defence Minister Paul Kehoe maintains Lariam is one of three anti-malarial pills used along with Malarone and Doxycycline.
In fact, the supply of Malarone, which was donated by GlaxoSmithKline, expired at the end of 2013 and local doctors are back to using an earlier drug while they wait on a new artemisinin combination therapy that's undergoing evaluation.
A political analysis of corporate drug donations: The example of malarone in Kenya.
Xylopic acid can therefore be used for malaria prophylaxis as well as a curative agent such as atovaquone/proguanil (Malarone), a drug approved in USA for malaria treatment and prophylaxis [22].
He was treated with Malarone; yet after 2 days of treatment, he was still complaining of headache, nausea and dizziness.
Miles pushes a Malarone tablet out of its blister pack and swigs it down with bottled water.
In comparison, the average parasite clearance time is 4 days with atovaquone/proguanil (Malarone).
For patients with heavy parasitemia or severe malaria as defined by cerebral, respiratory, or renal manifestations or severe anemia, intravenous artemether/lumefantrine (Coartem) is the treatment of choice because it's faster acting, with an average parasite clearance time of 2 days, compared to 4 days with atovaquone/proguanil (Malarone).
None of the four airline workers had used antimalarial chemoprophylaxis, despite company-paid atovaquone-proguanil (Malarone, GlaxoSmithKline) being an element of this airline's malaria prevention strategy.
I was advised by my doctor to take Malarone, which is an anti-malarial.
They found that 41.6% of the patients taking Lariam experienced moderate to severe neuropsychiatric side-effects, almost twice as many as those taking doxycycline or Malarone.
The medication I've used and will use again is called Malarone. I've had absolutely no side effects from its use, nor have friends who used it.