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For adults, the standard dose of Malarone for treating malaria is four of the 250/100-mg tablets, taken once daily for three days. For children, the amount will depend on the child's weight; the adult dosage is usually given for a child weighing over 88 pounds. To prevent malaria, Malarone must be taken before, during, and after travel to a malaria zone.
An Introduction to Dosing With MalaroneThe dose of Malarone® (atovaquone/proguanil) your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on few factors, including:
- Whether you are taking the medication to prevent or to treat malaria
- Your weight (in children).