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What are the risks in taking proguanil?

Proguanil (Malarone) carries risks of an allergic reaction and may interact with other medications. Be sure your doctor knows what other medicines you are taking and knows your complete medical history. Malaria, the disease that proguanil helps to prevent, can be fatal, so carefully weigh the risks of taking proguanil against the possibility of contracting malaria.

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