Without a Prescription
Halofantrine is prescribed for:
- Treatment of malaria;
- Plasmodium falciparum;
- Plasmodium vivax;
Adults and children of more than 37 kg are given a total of six tablets (250 mg each) as two tablets at 6-hourly intervals.
Children: 32-37 kg in weight are given a total of 4 tablets (1125 mg) divided into three doses of 1 tablets at 6-hourly intervals
Children: 23-31 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.
Halofantrine is contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions:
- Malaria prophylaxis;
- Pregnancy and lactation;
- Blister of 10;