Anti Malarial Medication

Our pharmacists at Dedham pharmacy are very well trained to administer all types of travel vaccines and prescribe antimalarial medication. Antimalarial medication effectively prevents malaria infection.

Malaria can’t be taken lightly as it is a killer disease killing thousands across the globe. Malaria just like dengue spreads through mosquito bites. Mosquitoes bite humans to suck blood and in the process infect them. Four types of malaria parasites infect humans and different types are prevalent in different parts of the world. Malaria can be prevented by preventing mosquito bites and by using antimalarial medication. Pharmacists of Dedham pharmacy are trained to administer antimalarial medication. Colchester travel clinic at Dedham pharmacy can serve people from Colchester, Langley, Ardleigh, Boxted, Walton-on-the-Naze, Lawford, Stratford St Mary, Manningtree, Clacton-on-sea and other neighboring areas. People passing through these areas can also contact us.

What is malaria?

Malaria is a life threatening but preventable and curable disease caused by transmission of parasites through bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitos. African region alone accounted for 95% of malaria cases and 96% of malaria deaths in 2021. Fever, headache and chills are preliminary symptoms of Malaria and these appear a 10 to 15 days after being bitten by infected mosquito.

Why opt for antimalarial medication before travelling?

Malaria is a life-threatening disease prevalent in every corner of this world and it is advisable to use preventive antimalarial medication to stave away any risk of contracting malaria while traveling. African region accounts for bulk of Malaria cases and deaths hence it is inadvisable to travel to Africa without taking preventive antimalarial medication when traveling to Africa.

Who should opt for antimalarial medication?

Antimalarial medication is advisable for those who are traveling to places where malaria is prevalent. Malaria is prevalent across the world although African region accounts for 95% of total malaria cases and 96% of total malaria deaths.

Where can I get antimalarial medication in Colchester?

We offer antimalarial medication in Colchester at Dedham Pharmacy, to defend you against malaria while you are traveling. All the information about antimalarial medication will be provided to you by our experienced healthcare personnel. Drugs recommended for preventing malaria may vary according to the destination. We prescribe antimalarial drugs accordingly.