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Atovaquone and Proguanil
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Atovaquone and Proguanil?

(a TOE va kwone & pro GWA nil)

• This medicine is used to prevent or treat malaria.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Other protective measures are needed along with this medicine including using screens, bednetting, insect repellent (10% to 35% DEET), and permethrin spray on clothing and nets. Avoid spraying most insect repellents on children. Decrease evening and night-time outdoor activity.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Pregnant females traveling to malaria infested areas should discuss the risks with a healthcare provider first.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are...