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Paludrine/Avloclor Antimalarial Travel Pack

Category
Sleep and Travel
Manufacturer
ALLIANCE PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
Pack size
112 tablets
RRP
£24.30
Legal Status
(P)

Uses

Degree of protection (prophylaxis) against malaria in certain countries.

Format and Ingredients

Travel pack consisting of 98 tablets of Paludrine and 14 tablets of Avloclor

Paludrine
Tablet containing: Proguanil Hydrochloride 100mg
Avloclor
Tablet containing: Chloroquine Phosphate 250mg
equivalent to Chloroquine Base 155mg

Dosage

Non-immune subjects entering a malarious area are advised to begin daily treatment with Paludrine 1 week before, or if this is not possible, then at least 2 days before entering the malarious area. The daily dose of Paludrine should be continued throughout exposure to risk and for 4 weeks after leaving the area.
A single dose of Avloclor should be taken each week on the same day each week. Start one week before exposure to risk and continue until 4 weeks after leaving the malarious area. Each dose should be taken with water after food.
Over 14 years: 2 Paludrine tablets at the same time each day. Two Avloclor tablets on the same day every week.
9-14 years: one and a half Paludrine tablets at the same time each day. One and a half Avloclor tablets on the same day every week.
5-8 years: one Paludrine tablet at the same time each day. One Avloclor tablet on the same day every week.
1-4 years: half a Paludrine tablet at the same time each day. Half an Avloclor tablet on the same day every week.
Under 1 year: not to be given.