Malanil is a Malaria drug used for both treatment and prevention.
Its the African brand of Malarone. It contains Atovaquone and proguanil (250mg/100mg). In Adults, one tablet 2 days before travelling to Malaria endemic areas, one tablet daily for the period of travel and to be continued one week after leaving the environ.
The dose for treatment is 4 tablets daily for 3 days.
Unlike most anti malaria, Malanil has a longer post treatment prophylaxis. There is very little resistance to Malanil, very tolerable with few side effects.
Nafdac no: 04-2010