What are the possible side effects of atovaquone and proguanil (Malarone, Malarone Pediatric)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- severe or uncontrolled vomiting or diarrhea;
- fever, mouth sores;
- problems with speech, balance, or walking;
- severe skin rash;
- nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes); o
- easy bruising, unusual...
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What are the precautions when taking atovaquone and proguanil hcl (Malarone)?
Before taking atovaquone/proguanil, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to either atovaquone or proguanil; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: current diarrhea, current vomiting, kidney problems, liver problems, mental/mood problems, seizures.
This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages.
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