atovaquone and proguanil (Malarone) oral (cont.)

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PREGNANCY: There are no adequate studies of atovaquone and proguanil to determine safe and effective use in pregnant women.

NURSING MOTHERS: It is not known if atovaquone enters breast milk, but proguanil may enter breast milk in trace amounts. It is best to exercise caution before using these drugs in nursing mothers.

Medically reviewed by Eni Williams, PharmD

REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/10/2015

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