Antimalarials in Norwood

Do you need antimalarials for your next trip abroad? We can dispense antimalarials without a need for a prescription from a doctor. You will have a short consultation with one of our travel health pharmacists to assess the clinical suitability of the antimalarials for you. You will be provided with information on the different antimalarials and suitable options will be offered to you. You may ask any questions during the consultation. We also offer a wide range of travel vaccines.

Book Antimalarials in Norwood

Deejay Chemist, 154 Norwood Rd, Norwood, London SE27 9AZ

What Is Malaria?

Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted through bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. If it is not diagnosed early and treated, it can be fatal. It only takes a single mosquito bite to get infected. The infected mosquito bite passes the parasite into the bloodstream of the affected individual.

What Are The High-Risk Areas For Malaria?

Malaria is found in over 100 countries across the globe. It is particularly common in tropical regions of the world. These includes:
You can check the risk of malaria by country here.

What Steps Can You Take To Prevent Malaria?

There are several steps that we can take to prevent Malaria. The easiest way to remember these is by the ABCD method.

Sings And Symptoms Of Malaria

Malaria symptoms usually develop within 7 to 18 days after being infected (bitten by the parasite) depending on the type of parasite involved. However, in some cases, it can take up to a year for symptoms to appear after being infected.
The main initial symptoms are similar to that of flu, it includes:

When To Seek Medical Advice?

If you develop the signs and symptoms of malaria during or after visiting a region where malaria is found, you should get seek immediate medical advice.
Even if the symptoms develop weeks, months or years after returning from travel.

Booking A Travel Clinic Appointment In Norwood

If you planning to go on a holiday abroad in the near future, make sure that you get all the required/recommended vaccinations and antimalarials before your holiday.
At Norwood Travel Clinic, we offer expert travel health services. Book your appointment online today to see one of our travel health experts in clinic.

The information in this post is for general information purposes. It is not intended to replace a medical advice from a healthcare professional.

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