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What advice should be given to patients with porphyria who intend to travel?

20 December 2019Most travel vaccines are safe in the acute porphyrias, but there has been an unpublished report of an acute porphyria attack following yellow fever vaccination.…
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Lactation Safety Information

For pneumocystis pneumonia

For pneumocystis pneumonia
No
No published evidence of safety
Serious adverse effects reported in adults
Likely to pass into breast milk but quantity unknown
Used in higher doses and for longer periods of time than for malaria
18 September 2020

For malaria

For malaria
Caution
Chloroquine, , Mefloquine or proguanil for prophylaxis, , Quinine for treatment
No published evidence of safety
Only used in combination with proguanil (as Malorone®)
Not recommended for prophylaxis if the infant weighs less than 5kg
Can be used for treatment in infants weighing less than 5kg, if no other treatment options are available
18 September 2020
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