
Structure
Halofantrine hydrochloride
Without a Prescription
Halofantrine is prescribed for:
 Treatment of malaria;
 Plasmodium falciparum;
 Plasmodium vivax;
Dosage
Adults and children of more than 37 kg are given a total of six tablets (250 mg each) as two tablets at 6hourly intervals.
Children: 3237 kg in weight are given a total of 4 tablets (1125 mg) divided into three doses of 1 tablets at 6hourly intervals
Children: 2331 kg in weight are given a total of three tablets (750 mg), as one tablet every 6 hour.
Tablets are not suitable for children under 23 kg because of the difficulty of adjusting the dosage.
Contraindications
Halofantrine is contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions:
 Malaria prophylaxis;
 Pregnancy and lactation;
 Hypersensitivity;
Package
 Blister of 10;


