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Can quinine prevent malaria?

Quinine cannot prevent malaria. Quinine is only used for the treatment of malaria. However, there are other medicines that can prevent malaria, so if you will be in an area where the malaria risk is high, talk to your doctor about medications that can help protect you.

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