atovaquone and proguanil (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Malarone, Malarone Pediatric)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Malarone, Malarone Pediatric)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include stomach discomfort, vomiting, mouth sores, hair loss, easy bruising or bleeding, and peeling of the skin on your hands or feet.
What should I avoid while taking atovaquone and proguanil (Malarone, Malarone Pediatric)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect atovaquone and proguanil (Malarone, Malarone Pediatric)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with atovaquone and proguanil. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about atovaquone and proguanil.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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