To prevent malaria, the physician may recommend an antimalarial medication
, such as Malarone, which is an option for the last minute traveler, since the regimen needs to be started only two days before departure.
Sleeping under insecticide-treated mosquito nets, spraying indoors with mosquito sprays, and using artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACTs) among other effective antimalarial medications
have been of utmost help in seeing the end of malaria in many countries around the world.
vivax infection, which involved testing for glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and treatment with multiple antimalarial medications.
Third, most antimalarial medications have a low toxicity, so treatment is not a danger to the child.
Counterfeit and substandard antimalarial medications
which can cause death, undermine confidence in malaria treatment, and increase drug resistance are also highly prevalent.
Artemisinin-based antimalarial medications
are highly potent and effective antimalarials used in the treatment of uncomplicated and severe falciparum malaria.
A valid passport is required and any necessary shots or antimalarial medications
This handbook is designed as a pocket reference for pharmacovigilance centers dealing with antimalarial medications
and provides detailed instructions on reporting adverse drug reactions and cohort event monitoring.
It is both preventable and treatable with antimalarial medications
Our local grocery store stocked an array of antimalarial medications
(prescription only, stateside), and the visible surfeit of options prompted us to question the recommendations of our Western and Burmese physicians.
While there are antimalarial medications
available, the malaria parasite is developing resistance to them, rendering current drugs ineffective and driving the demand for innovative new therapies.
Artemisinin, derived from the sweet wormwood plant, Artemisia annua, is an effective treatment for malaria, but it is expensive to produce (particularly when combined with other antimalarial medications
to make it less prone to resistance) and is frequently in short supply.