Maloff Protect Malaria - 24 Tablets 'Brand New for Pharmacies'

- Malaria prevention with no prescription needed
- Only has to be taken 1-2 days before travel
- Exciting New Product introduced to Pharmacies

Product Model: GSL

Pack Size: 24

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Maloff Protect is a form of malaria prevention medication, also known as malaria chemoprophylaxis. Maloff Protect's active substances are Atovaquone and Proguanil 250mg/100mg, which are the leading combination for malaria prevention in the UK.

Both ingredients prevent the production of the P. falciparum parasite, which is the most serious form of human malaria.

Once bitten by a mosquito carrying the parasite, it will enter the bloodstream and reproduce within the red blood cells. However, Maloff Protect will work to:

• Halt the production of substances needed for the parasite to reproduce
• Prevent the action of a compound found in the parasite

It will take up to 7 days for Maloff Protect to kill the malarial parasite after being bitten. However, this is only if the course of medication is completed and taken correctly. Otherwise, you will increase your risk of infection.

Until now, this combination of ingredients for malaria chemoprophylaxis was only available with a doctor's prescription. However, with Maloff Protect, you can get the same protection direct from your pharmacist, making your travel preparations even simpler.

The 24 pack is perfect if you are travelling for 1-2 weeks. Before you travel, ensure you have enough tablets for the needed dose.

This item is a pharmacy medicine and therefore we require you to complete a few questions upon checkout.

To find out more about malaria prevention, visit the Maloff Protect website


Malaria is a very serious tropical disease caused by plasmodium parasites, which are mainly transmitted through the bites of female Anopheles mosquitoes that predominately bite at night.

Some types of malaria require that you take more than one type of tablet, at the same time, to help prevent malaria.

Malaria prophylaxis is recommended for non-immune residents and travellers to malarious areas as these individuals have little or no immunity to malaria and risk severe attacks.

If you require more information on the disease, it's symptoms and other treatments that are avaliable please visit our Online Doctor Page.

Further Precautions:

When you are taking this medication to prevent malaria, you should also reduce the chances of being bitten by mosquitoes.

  • Wear light-coloured, long-sleeved clothing and long trousers when you are outside after sunset.
  • Use insect repellent creams or sprays on parts of your body not covered by clothing.
  • Sleep in a properly screened room or under a mosquito net.
  • Spray to kill any mosquitoes that may have entered rooms in spite of screening. Find general information about malaria, symptoms, causes and prevention

More Information

Take 1 tablet daily with food or a milky drink at the same time each day.

• Start the medication 1-2 days prior to entering malaria endemic area
• Use every day during your stay
• Continue using for 7 days after your return ( to a malaria-free area)

Please note: the maximum duration of travel for which Maloff Protect can be supplied without prescription is 12 weeks (93 tablets). For longer durations of travel, seek advice from your doctor.

• Tablet must be swallowed not crushed
• Continue the medication as normal the next day if you forget to take a tablet. Do not take 2 tablets together
• If you happen to vomit within an hour of taking a tablet, take another straight away

Warnings and precautions: Like most medicines, Maloff Protect can cause side effects. The most common side effects are:
• Headaches
• Nausea and vomiting
• Diarrhoea
• Abdominal pain

If you experience any of the above, speak to your GP.

Please be aware that sever reactions are rare. However, if you experience any of the following stop taking Maloff protect immediately and consult your doctor:
• Skin rashes
• Itching Sudden wheezing
• Difficulty breathing
• Swelling of the face
• Tightening of the chest/throat

If any of the below apply to you, Maloff Protect is not suitable and you should speak to a medical professional about other forms of malaria prevention:

• Children and adolescents under 18
• Adults weighing less than 40 kg (6st 4lbs)
• People allergic to any of the ingredients
• Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or trying to become pregnant
• Patients diagnosed with renal or hepatic impairment
• Patients with a history of depression or seizures
• Patients with tuberculosis
• Patients taking any of the following medications:

- Etoposide

- Rifampicin or Rifabutin

- Metoclopramide

- Warfarin or other oral Anticoagulant

- Indinavir, Efavirenz, Zidovudine or boosted Protease inhibitor


• Atovaquone 250mg
• Proguanil 100mg


Please carefully read all product packaging and label information prior to use.

Do not give to children under the age of 1.

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