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Click here- to find out if malaria prevention medication is recommended for your trip, then the Travel Health Pro website can be used to inform you which antimalarial is recommended. You can also use the ‘Quick check tool’ to see which vaccinations should be considered.
Boots also has the Travel Vaccinations and Health Advice Service, available in selected stores, and the Malaria Prevention Service, available in more than 2,000 stores and online, that can help most travellers if this medicine isn’t suitable for you or your trip. These services would be suggested for more complex travel itineraries, including to multiple countries.
Under the 'Attachments' section, at the end of the page, there is a price comparison chart which can help you make a decision as to whether to access this antimalarial through one of Boots’ services (online or in-store) as a prescription medicine, or continue to purchase as a Pharmacy medicine. If you want further information on prices, please visit one of our pharmacies.
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Maloff Protect is for the prevention of Malaria
Adults aged 18 years and over
You must be at least 18 years old to purchase this product
How to use
Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.
How to take:
For oral use.
Take one tablet once a day at the same time each day with food or milky drink where possible.
Start taking Maloff Protect 1 to 2 days before travel.
Continue taking Maloff Protect every day during your stay and for another 7 days after you return.
If you are sick (vomit) within one hour of taking your Maloff Protect tablet, take another dose straight away.
Do not take more than the recommended dose.
Not suitable for use in children and adolescents aged under 18 years unless prescribed by a doctor.
Please see the Pack Size Calculator below to help select the number of packs of Maloff Protect you will need for your trip.
Further advice for travellers:
If you’re going to a country or area that has a risk of malaria it’s really important that you take steps to minimise the risk of being bitten, which includes using insect repellents and mosquito nets. There’s a factsheet attached below which you should read before travelling which gives you advice on bite avoidance measures.
Hazards and Cautions
Do not take if:
• you are allergic to the active ingredients or any other ingredient listed in the leaflet inside the pack.
• you have kidney or liver disease.
Before taking Maloff Protect tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines. If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant or breastfeeding, we suggest that you access antimalarials through one of our Boots travel services.
Consult your doctor, pharmacist, nurse or the Travel Health Pro website about whether Maloff Protect is suitable for the part of the world you are visiting.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
This is a medicine;
- Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist
- Seek advice before using if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, breastfeeding or suffer from allergies
Active Ingredients: Each film-coated tablet contains 250mg of Atovaquone and 100mg of Proguanil hydrochloride.
Pack Size Calculator:
How much Maloff Protect will I need?
Maloff Protect will need to be taken once daily to ensure the maximum benefits.
You should purchase enough tablets to cover the following:
- One or two days before travelling to an area which has malaria
- AND the total number of days you expect to be in the malaria area
- AND the seven days after returning to a malaria-free area
You can purchase Maloff Protect for up to 4 travellers. Ensure you have calculated enough tablets for the trip and the number of travellers.
The below table is for one traveller.
|Days in malaria area||Total number of tablets||Recommended pack size|
|7 (1 week)||16||1 x 24|
|14 (2 weeks)||23||1 x 24|
|21 (3 weeks)||30||1 x 36|
|28 (4 weeks)||37||2 x 24|
42 (6 weeks)
|51||1 x 36, 1 x 24|
|56 (8 weeks)||65||2 x 36|
|84 (12 weeks)||93||2 x 36, 1 x 24|
The maximum duration of travel for which Maloff Protect can be supplied without prescription is 12 weeks (93 tablets). For longer durations of travel, advice should be sought from a doctor or other qualified prescriber.
Please read the Patient Information Leaflet for further information.
All adverse drug reactions should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at http://mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.