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Any longterm risks of malaria prevention meds?

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Dr. Sarah Kohl answered

Specializes in Travel Medicine

A few: The medications used to prevent malaria are generally well tolerated. Long term side effects vary by medication, you will need to discuss them in detail with your doctor. Some experts recommend monitoring liver and retina (eye) function. More importantly, your doctor needs to help you examine exactly when and how long to remain on the medications; in most places it varies by location and season.

Answered 12/9/2013



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