Proguanil- Drug Detail Profile

Category of DrugProguanil is an Anti-Infectives
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Proguanil is used for
1. With chloroquine
2. Prophylaxis of malaria in
areas of low resistance
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms TABLET
Contraindications Use in areas of known resistance to either
proguanil or pyrimethamine.
Precautions1. Renal impairment
2. Pregnancy
3. lactation
Adverse Effects 1. Mild gastric intolerance
2. Diarrhoea
3. Occasional mouth ulcers and stomatitis
4. Skin reactions and hair loss reported
5. Hypersensitivity reacons such as urticaria
and angioedema.
Pregnancy Category B

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