An antimalarial combination - It is used to prevent and to treat malaria infections
What may interact with this medicine?
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non- prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
What should I watch for while using this medicine?If you get a fever during or after you are in a malaria- endemic area, call your doctor. Tell your doctor that you may have been exposed to malaria.
This medicine can make you more sensitive to the sun. Keep out of the sun. If you cannot avoid being in the sun, wear protective clothing and use sunscreen. Do not use sun lamps or tanning beds/ booths.
While in areas where malaria is common, take steps to prevent mosquito bites.
1) Stay in air- conditioned or well- screened rooms to reduce human- mosquito contact.
2) Sleep under mosquito netting, preferably one with pyrethrum- containing insecticide.
3) Wear long- sleeved shirts or blouses and long trousers to protect arms and legs.
4) Apply mosquito repellents containing DEET to uncovered areas of skin.
5) Use a pyrethrum- containing flying insect spray to kill mosquitoes.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1- 800- FDA- 1088.