Are There Side Effects?Just like any medicine, Malarone can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. Most people tolerate it quite well.
If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious reactions are less common.
Some of the most common side effects of Malarone include but are not limited to:
(Click Malarone Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Drug Interactions With MalaroneMalarone can potentially react with several other medicines (see Malarone Drug Interactions).
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
- Recent vomiting or diarrhea
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Malarone and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Malarone and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Malarone Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)