Prescription Medications For Malaria

Malaria is caused by parasite and transmitted from person to another person by infected female anopheles mosquito bites. The symptoms include fever, headache, and vomiting. These symptoms usually start appearing in a week or fortnight of mosquito bite. Sivearity of the symptoms depend upon the immunity of the people affected.

Here is the list of medications that are available at International Drug Mart

Anti-Malarial Agents
Generic for Aralen (Chloroquine Phosphate)
Generic for Chloroquine (Chloroquine Phosphate)
Generic for Fansidar Sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine)
Generic for Lariam (Mefloquine)
Generic for Mefloquine (Mefloquine)
Generic for Mellaril (Thioridazine)
Generic for Quinine (Quinine)
Generic for Periostat (Doxycycline)is used for suppressing malaria given for travelers. This is an antibiotic to fight against bacterial infections.

There are two types of tests namely microscopic and non-microscopic blood tests done to diagnose the presence of malaria infection.To prevent yourself from this disease you have to protect yourself from mosquito bites. Take preventive measures to protect by using bed nets, staying away from malaria prone places.

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