Prophylaxis for international travel to chloroquine resistant area

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    Prophylaxis for international travel to chloroquine resistant area


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    For prophylaxis only in areas with chloroquine-sensitive malaria -Prophylaxis should start 1 to 2 weeks before travel to malarious areas; should continue weekly same day each week while in malarious areas and for 4 weeks after leaving such areas. Adult Dosage 100 mg daily. Doxycycline should be started 1 to 2 days before exposure. It must be continued daily during exposure and for 4 weeks after departure from the malarious area. Child Dosage; for children older than 8 years of age 2 mg per kg of body weight per day up to the adult dose of 100 mg daily. Feb 24, 2020 Recommended by CDC and others as a drug of choice for prophylaxis in those traveling to areas where chloroquine-resistant P. falciparum malaria has been reported; 115 121 134 also can be used for prophylaxis in those traveling to areas where chloroquine-resistant P. falciparum has not been reported. 115 121 134

    Arguin (Malaria) The following pages present country-specific information on yellow fever (YF) vaccine require­ments and recommendations (Table 2-06) and malaria transmission information and prophy­laxis recommendations. Country-specific maps of malaria transmission areas, country-specific maps depicting yellow fever vaccine recommen­dations, and a reference map of China are included to aid in interpreting the information.

    Prophylaxis for international travel to chloroquine resistant area

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  7. Your doctor will want you to start taking this medicine 1 to 2 weeks before you travel to an area where there is a chance of getting malaria. This will help you to see how you react to the medicine. Also, it will allow time for your doctor to change to another medicine if you have a reaction to this medicine.

    • Chloroquine Oral Route Proper Use - Mayo Clinic.
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    • Malaria - Chapter 4 - 2020 Yellow Book Travelers' Health CDC.

    Malaria Information and Prophylaxis by Country; Country Areas with Malaria Drug Resistance 2 Malaria Species 3 Recommended Chemoprophylaxis 4 Key Information Needed and Helpful Links to Assess Need for Prophylaxis for Select Countries; Democratic Republic of the Congo Congo-Kinshasa All Chloroquine P. falciparum 90%, P. ovale 5%, P. vivax rare Aug 23, 2006 Along with atovaquone/proguanil and doxycycline, mefloquine is currently recommended as malaria prophylaxis for travel in areas with chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum by health authorities in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada 2,3. The current recommended prophylactic dose is 250 mg once a week for adults. Primaquine is administered after the traveler leaves an endemic area and usually in conjunction with chloroquine during the last 2 weeks of the 4-week period of prophylaxis after exposure in an endemic area has ended.

     
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