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Generic ok: Pharmacist can dispense generic version of same drug prescribed automatically in most states, a full sub can be done on the permission of your doctor. ...Read more
Do I need a prescription for anti malaria drugs as I am going to the Kruger National Park in December for holiday ?
One phone call away: On your bottle of medicine, is a phone number. You can ask the pharmacist where you got the medicines if they are ok to take together. ...Read more
Just took lonart ds a malaria drug i woke up at night feeling very cold and having body and waist pain what's the remedy for this?
What's your problem?: I am not sure what is to be treated. Do you have malaria that you took lonart? If you do, then your symptoms may very well be within the malaria symptom range and having taken one dose of lonart may not be enough to treat those. Keep on taking for as long as the doc prescribed and hopefully this is the right drug to work on malaria if that's what you're having. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes,: A pregnant shouldn't as a general rule take no medication, illicit or not during pregnancy, especially during the first trimester. One glass of wine with dinner not a problem. If there is a compelling need to use a drug, the benefit vs the risk must be weighed by a specialist (high-risk obstetrician). If your planning travelling to an endemic malaria part of the world---fagetaboutit, seriously! ...Read more
Had sex yesterday and started malaria treatment after, now I have this yellowish green discharge that smells like my malaria drug but no itch.
Do anti malaria drugs such as plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) suppress the immune system and cause susceptibility to infections or no ?
No it Does Not: No it does not suppress immune system and cause susceptibility to infections. ...Read more
Is it ok to take multi vitamins with sodium valproate and carbamazepin ? What drugs not to take with these coz i read they not use with malaria drugs?
Multivitamins: Multivitamins would be fine to take with sodium valproate and carbamazepine. In fact, it may be a good idea since these medicines can deplete some nutrients -- such as b vitamins, zinc, vitamin d, etc. Some sources suggest that hair loss and zinc deficiency may be related. There are multiple anti-malarial drugs, so you need to discuss yours with your own physician and/or pharmacist. ...Read more