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03 Dec 2009

Toddlers Malaria Medication
Please can you advise at what age I can give my daughter malaria medication as a preventative measure.
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01 Jan 0001

Hi Andrea

Malaria medication for toddlers are available, but these are all prescription drugs and dosage is based on body weight. Malanil Paed can, for example, be prescribed in children weighing 11 kg or more.
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