Travelpharm offer an Online Consultation service to make it simple and convenient for you to get hold of your anti malaria tablets without having to book a visit with your doctor. Our online consultation service means that we are able to ask you a number of questions during the ordering process, and when we receive your order it is reviewed by one of our pharmacists who will then dispense your items from our UK registered pharmacy.
How it works:
Ordering products with an online consultation service is simple:
1. Select Tablets
2. Complete Questions
Online Anti-Malaria Consultations:
If you are visiting a country that has risk of malaria, then it is important to take the necessary precautions so you do not pick up the disease when travelling. At Travelpharm we share information to ensure you are taking the correct medicine when in entering high risk countries. There are a range of anti malaria tablets available, and the type of tablet you require will depend on factors such as the area you are visiting, the length of stay, your medical history and drugs you may already be taking. All our medicine is legally registered and dispensed in the UK, our credentials can be checked against the General Pharmaceutical Council.
Travelpharm supply popular anti malaria tablets, such as Malarone, Doxycycline, Lariam and now Atovaquone & Proguanil, which are generic Malarone tablets. These tablets are designed to provide protection from malaria, however certain tablets are designed to be taken at different stages, the table below shows how and when the tablets should be take. Always read the product leaflet before taking any tablets:
(Atovaquone & Proguanil)
|How often should tablets be taken?||1 tablet each day when in the risk area|| 1 tablet each day
in risk area
|1 tablet each day in risk area|
|When should I start treatment?|| 2 days before entering
the risk area
|2 days before entering the risk area||1 week before entering the risk area|
|How often when leaving risk area?|| 7 days when leaving
the risk area
|4 weeks after leaving the risk area||4 weeks after leaving the risk area|
If you are unsure which tablets you will need when travelling to your destination, Travelpharm offer a Malaria Risk Information Map to help you understand what protection you will need and how long you will need to take it for.
What Else Can I Do To Prevent Malaria?
Even though Anti Malaria Tablets provide strong protection against Malaria, it is important to also take other measures to avoid bites from Mosquitoes. There are other options available to help prevent being bitten, these are: