Malarone Paediatric Tablets 62.5/25mg Anti Malaria - Single Tablet

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Malarone Paediatric tablets are used to prevent malaria in patients under 40kg who are travelling to malaria risk countries. Buy Malarone Paediatric also known as Malarone for Children for your childs next trip. Only 81p per tablet online from Travelpharm.


What are Malarone Paediatric tablets and what are they for?

Malarone Paediatric tablets are a tablet to prevent malaria in travellers visiting high-risk malaria countries. This type of medicine is known as anti-malarial.

Malarone Paediatric is a brand name for a combination of drugs Atovaquone and Proguanil and is for used in children and adults who weigh less than 40kg.


How many should I order for my trip?

Malarone Paediatric tablets are taken daily, but the number of tablets you need to take daily depends on the weight of the child. Travelpharm has developed a handy calculator to help you work out how many you need.

As the dose depends upon weight it is important that you weigh your child before purchasing the malaria tablets, don't guess. If buying a long way in advance or travelling to malaria countries for a long time consider the possibility that your child's weight may change. Please give us a call for further advice.

Once you know how many you need simply change the quantity on this page to calculated amount and click "Online Consultation" too order you tablets online from Travelpharm.


How do I take Malarone Paediatric tablets?

The dose for Malarone Paediatric depends on the bodyweight of the child:

10kg - 19.9kg1 tablet daily.
20kg - 29.9kg2 tablets daily taken as a single dose.
30kg - 39.9kg 3 tablets daily taken as a single dose.

Start one or two days before travel, whilst in the malaria-risk area and for seven days on return from the area.

  • They should be taken at the same time each day with food or a milky drink.
  • The tablets can be crushed if necessary just before being taken and mixed with food.
    Yoghurt, Honey or Jam are good foods to disguise the taste
  • If your child is sick within one hour of taking the tablet a repeat dose should be given.

If your child weighs less than 10kg please phone Travelpharm for advice.


Who can't take Malarone Paediatric tablets?

There are not many patients who can’t take Malarone, but there are some, and a few drug interactions to be aware of. Malarone should not be used by those who:

  • Adults and Children over 40kg
  • Are allergic to atovaquone or proguanil
  • Are pregnant or breastfeeding or intend to be during your trip or two months after, without first seeking specialist advice
  • Have been diagnosed with liver disease or severe kidney disease
  • Have epilepsy or seizures
  • Are currently taking:
    • Warfarin, unless specialist advice has been issued
    • metoclopramide, used to treat nausea and vomiting
    • the antibiotics, tetracycline, rifampicin, or rifabutin
    • efavirenz or certain highly active protease-inhibitors used to treat HIV
    • etoposide used to treat cancer
h2 style="color: #cc4637;">Are there any side effects with Malarone Paediatric?

Side effects from Malarone Paediatric tablets are usually mild and common and very common side effects could include:

  • headaches
  • upset stomachs,
  • nausea and diarrhoea.

Whilst these are classed as common or very common, which is approximately 1 in 10 patients, most children will not suffer these problems. This list of side effects is not exhaustive and you should always consult the patient information leaflet.


Malarone Paediatric tablets contain: Atovaquone 62.5mg and Proguanil 25mg


PLEASE READ THE INFORMATION LEAFLET PROVIDED VERY CAREFULLY BEFORE TAKING YOUR MEDICATION.

Information Reviewed by Andrew Walton MPharm our Superintendent Pharmacist on: 04/12/20

Delivery & Returns

Here at Peak Pharmacy Online, we work hard to process and ship orders in a timely fashion.

Our shipping hours are: Mon – Fri 9am till 4pm And you will find us in the office between 9am and 5pm. 

UK Delivery

Peak Pharmacy Online is a registered UK pharmacy and operates from our base in the East Midlands. As a registered UK pharmacy, the medicines we retail can only be shipped to UK addresses.

All our parcels are shipped in non-branded discreet plain packaging for your peace of mind, but we reserve the right to use any packaging we deem appropriate. It is important to note that we have a handling time of 24-72 hours and this time is in addition to the courier service you select at checkout.

These turnaround times are a guide and will frequently be bettered, however, on odd occasions it may be longer.

Peak Pharmacy Online is a pharmacy and many of the products we sell require additional personal information. This could be information about you and your health. As stated in our privacy policy this data is held and treated with the strictest of confidence but is essential for us to ensure safe online retail of medicines. This information needs to be processed by a qualified member of the team and so shipping and delivery dates are estimates and not guaranteed.

Peak Pharmacy Online is proud to use Royal Mail as their preferred delivery partner for nearly 100% of our parcels.

Royal Mail delivers Monday – Friday and occasionally on Saturdays. They do not deliver on Sundays.

We have 3 options for delivery:  

UK Standard Delivery

Royal Mail Tracked48

Track from shipping to delivery

Usually delivered within 3 working days of dispatch.

£3.19 or FREE when spending over £29

 

UK Express Delivery

Royal Mail Tracked24

Track from shipping to delivery.

Usually delivered within 1-2 working days of dispatch £4.39

 

UK Premium Express Delivery

Royal Mail Special Delivery before 1pm Guaranteed service.

Delivered before 1pm next working day (Mon-Fri) after being shipped.

Signature Required. £7.39

Guarantee extends to cost of shipping only. 

 

We reserve the right to use alternative carriers where Royal Mail is unsuitable. This can occur with aerosols or large bulky items.

Peak Pharmacy Online will endeavour to provide fast shipping but we will not be held responsible for any losses that should occur if your order does not arrive in time. The guaranteed service is only guaranteed for the loss of the product and the cost of the service. The guarantee does extend to expenses accrued by you the customer as a direct result of shipping delays.

For further information on Royal Mail products follow this link. 

BFPO (British Forces Post Office)

Regretfully, we do not ship to BFPO addresses. 

European and International Deliveries

Peak Pharmacy Online does not ship to addresses outside of the United Kingdom. This is because medicines licenced for use in the UK may not be licenced in the destination country. This is a restriction placed on pharmacies by one of our regulators the MHRA.  

General Delivery Terms and Conditions

Lost parcels – Royal Mail: Parcels can only be reported as missing if it has not arrived within 3 weeks of shipping. Whilst most parcels arrive on time or sooner than expected parcels do occasionally get lost or delayed. In the first instance please contact your local sorting office as they may have the parcel. Should the parcel not be located then contact our customer service team and we will open a claim with Royal Mail and arrange with you to reship the item or issue a refund.

Delivery Address – It is your responsibility (the customer) to enter the correct delivery address at the point of ordering. Should you make an error it may be possible for us to amend the address so long as you call our customer service team promptly. Once the order has been processed the address cannot be amended. Any parcels returned to us due to delivery address errors may be charged a redelivery fee and administration fee.

Part Shipping – We may, at our discretion part ship an order or remove items from an order. Where this occurs a refund for the removed items will be made.

Delivery Dates – All delivery dates are estimates and are not guarantees of shipping or delivery dates. The exception to this is the Special Delivery Service which is an upgrade on our Express service and must be pre-agreed.  

Returns Policy

We understand that you may, at times want to return an item you've purchased from us. Not all items can be returned but for the ones that can please read the policy below.

What can’t I return?

In the UK products of a medical nature cannot be returned to a retailer for a refund when/if the product is no longer wanted. This applies to all medicines retailed at Peak Pharmacy Online. For clarity, medicines will have a UK product licence. Common medicines that Peak Pharmacy Online sell (and this list is not exhaustive) include anti-malaria tablets and common over the counter medicines like pain killers and antihistamines. Medicines are not strictly limited to tablets, creams and liquids can also be medicines. If in doubt please phone the team for advice.

Return of Unwanted Items – It is your responsibility to notify us within 14 days of receipt of the parcel of the intention to return one or all items. Once authorisation from customer services has been granted we must receive the return within 14 days. This includes situations where free delivery was offered with the order.

Errors or Damaged Items – We apologise in advance if we make a mistake or items arrived damaged. Please contact our customer services team to arrange the return of faulty or damaged goods. A returns label will be provided by email.

Refused deliveries – You may only refuse delivery if the parcel arrives damaged. In this situation, you must notify our customer services team within 7 days. Refusal of a parcel is not means of initiating a return of an unwanted item.

Parcels returned to us by the courier – If a parcel is returned to us for any reason without prior authorisation we will attempt to contact you so we can resend the parcel back to you.

The Returns Process:

1) Please phone Peak Pharmacy Online on 01159 512092 to notify us that you wish to return an item. We will require your name, address, order number and the reason for the return.

2) Not all items can be returned. Should the item be suitable for return, a returns number will be generated. Please clearly write this on the packaging.

3) Ensure our address is clear and visible. Returns should be addressed to:

Peak Pharmacy Online,

Returns Department Manor House

Merlin Way Ilkeston

DE7 4RA

4) Where we have made an error or a product is faulty or defective a prepaid returns label will be provided.

5) Once we have received the item safely a refund will be issued. We recommend that you obtain a proof of postage when returning items to us. We will not be held liable for parcels lost when being returned to us.

Returned items that are in an unsaleable or damaged condition. We reserve the right to reduce the amount of money refunded, especially where evidence of use beyond basic handling has occurred. All returned products must be in their original packaging, unopened and in a re-saleable condition. We only accept returns for products that have been purchased through us.

Failed Deliveries – On occasion, we may be notified of a failed delivery. Upon receipt of the returned item, we will endeavour to contact you and attempt to resend the parcel. For further information on returns or to request a refund/return, please contact us.

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