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ATC codes: P01BB01
EMLc
Indication
Malaria due to Plasmodium falciparum ICD11 code: 1F40
INN
Proguanil
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core For use only in combination with chloroquine
Formulations
Oral > Solid: 100 mg tablet (hydrochloride)
EML status history
First added in 1979 (TRS 641)
Changed in 1991 (TRS 825)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
Therapeutic equivalence
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Wikipedia
DrugBank
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Proguanil was added to the core list of the EMLc for the prophylactic treatment of malaria.