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Antimalarial prophylaxis Manufacturers recommend more stringent guidelines for halofantrine

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6930.721b (Published 12 March 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:721

EDITOR, - Current advice on prophylaxis against malaria for travellers from the United Kingdom was published in the BMJ.1 Halofantrine hydrochloride was among the drugs recommended if standby treatment of malaria is necessary - that is, to be carried by travellers to malarious areas who will be out of reach of prompt medical advice for self treatment only in an emergency. The British position on this was consistent with …

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