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Do I need to take malaria pills daily for india?
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Dr. Eric L. Weiss
Travel Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Maybe
Depends on where you are going and how long you'll be there.
It also depends on your (and your doctor's) view on risk: some experts recommend "standby treatment" instead of "prophylaxis" for travel to india. In the us we're more likely to recommend prophylaxis. See a travel medicine expert. Find one at www.Istm.Org (international society of travel medicine).

In brief: Maybe
Depends on where you are going and how long you'll be there.
It also depends on your (and your doctor's) view on risk: some experts recommend "standby treatment" instead of "prophylaxis" for travel to india. In the us we're more likely to recommend prophylaxis. See a travel medicine expert. Find one at www.Istm.Org (international society of travel medicine).
Dr. Eric L. Weiss
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree
In brief: Maybe
Check the cdc website for current recommendations for malaria prophylaxis, the resistance patterns of the plasmodia in the area of india to which you are going, and which form of prophylaxis is currently recommended.
This is generally an excellent source of travel medicine info. Believe who also has info.

In brief: Maybe
Check the cdc website for current recommendations for malaria prophylaxis, the resistance patterns of the plasmodia in the area of india to which you are going, and which form of prophylaxis is currently recommended.
This is generally an excellent source of travel medicine info. Believe who also has info.
Dr. Martin Raff
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