Malaria Tablets

Are you travelling abroad? We offer an online service providing malaria medication as a fast and effective method of malaria treatment. You can buy malaria tablets online without having to go to your GP before your holiday. Take a look at our malaria tablet prices below.

Select Strength

Malarone
  • £51.99
  • £72.99
  • £87.99
  • £104.99
  • £125.99
  • £145.99
  • £165.99
  • £186.99

Select Strength

Doxycycline
  • £19.99
  • £22.49
  • £24.99
  • £27.50
  • £47.99
  • £52.99
  • £57.99
  • £62.99

Key Facts About Malaria Tablets

You may not be able to have malaria medication

Those who may not be able to have malaria tablets include:

  • People that are 18 or younger
  • Females who are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Those suffering from kidney or liver illnesses
  • Those who have systemic lupus erythematous, porphyria or myasthenia gravis

If you are not suitable for malaria treatment you can see your GP for advice before you buy malaria tablets online.

Use our fast and effective online malaria tablets delivered straight to your door with no postage charges.

Atovaquone plus proguanil (Malarone)

Doxycycline

Dose

250mg atovaquone and 100mg proguanil.

Take one dose every day at the same time.

 

Have with food or with milk

 

100mg dosage.

Have a tablet each day at the same time with water.

Suitable for your trip?

Before travelling, look on the site NHS Fit For Travel and this will let you know if you need to have malaria medication and which malaria treatment would be best suited for you.

When to start?

2 days prior to visiting a malaria zone.

2 days prior to your journey into a malaria zone.

When to stop?

Seven days after returning from a malaria zone.

One month (four weeks) after returning from the malaria zone.

How many malaria tablets for a one week trip?

Sixteen tablets.

Thirty-seven tablets.

How does it work?

Malaria tablets work by stopping the reproduction of any parasites in your blood stream. 

The Malaria pills stop the parasites from developing, which therefore stops the development of malaria in your body.

How long can I take it for?

Malarone has a license for travel abroad for twenty-eight days, but some travellers have used it for as many as twelve weeks.

Twelve weeks or more.

What do I do if I miss a pill?

Take a pill as soon as possible.

Take a tablet as soon as possible.

Side-effects

Generally side-effects are uncommon but they can occur. They include rashes, headaches, sickness, stomach-aches and a cough. They may also affect your dreams. The list of all side-effects can be found in the leaflet inside the medication box.

Generally there should be no side-effects, but occasionally they do occur. Symptoms include diarrhoea, a rash, a painful throat and some have blurry vision or painful muscles. All are very rare and there is a complete list of side-effects in the leaflet that accompanies the medication.

Safety Information about the Malaria Tablets

Before you buy malaria tablets online, you should read the safety information about this treatment.

Malaria tablets are an effective way of preventing yourself from catching malaria whilst on holiday.

Here is some information about the Malaria pills:

  • Although the malaria tablets side effects are rare and uncommon, you may experience some side effects while taking the pills. If you notice any side effects, then it’s recommended to stop taking the malaria tablets as these reactions could lead to severe problems.
  • Malaria is present throughout the year and in many countries. Whilst taking malaria tablets can effectively reduce the chances of catching malaria, it does not guarantee 100% protection. You should take other precautions such as wearing long sleeves, long trousers and bring some repellent spray.
Cautions

Efficacy not evaluated in cerebral or complicated malaria

Skin can be sensitive to the sun so wear sun cream, wear a hat and sunblock to protect the skin.

Leaflet

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Alternatives to malaria tablets

Whilst malaria medication can give strong protection against catching malaria there are other things you can do to minimise getting malaria. These are:

  • Cover up skin, especially at night as this is when mosquitos are more likely to bite
  • Cover your skin with insect repellent
  • Try to sleep in a room that has mosquito coils or warmed insecticide tablets
  • Try to sleep in a bed with a mosquito net or has a screen

General travel advice

When traveling abroad there are other risks that you must prepare for. There may be more vaccinations, which you need for the area you are going to. Treatment normally is required six weeks before travelling so it is advised that you see your doctor well in advance before travelling.

Telling your GP

You must keep your GP up to date with any medication you are having. We can update your doctor on your behalf, but will only do so if requested by you.