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Has anybody got any experience of using mequin for prevention of malaria

 

For example is there a consequence for using it for too long? ie over a two year period

Is it really necessary to take it?

 

This is due to working and travelling through high malaria exposure areas on a rotational basis

 

Any feedback gratefully received.....

 

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It s completely unnecessary to take malaria prophylaxis in Thailand, or Cambodia, or VN and also most (but not all) of Laos.

 

Transmission is limited to deeply forested areas on the border. Even the nearest villages to these areas are malaria free.

 

In addition there is resistance to the drug you mentioned.

 

Which does indeed have some very nasty side effects

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Hi, the areas I travel to are in West Africa and a treatment (of any type) is required to be taken by my employer

The doctor mentioned side effects of psychosis and said that melanone? was preferable but not available here

Been using mequin for about four months and had no noticable side effects so far, just wondered on the long term effects if any to continue to use it...

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