Aug 28, 2013
Hi I'm currently taking Atripla as a form of PEP but I'm worried about what malaria tablets to take with this, I was prescribed Atripla whilst on lariam and informed my doctor of this however I will be entering an area of Cambodia where there is malaria resistant to lariam, is it ok for me to take doxycyline or malarone now instead of lariam?
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
Atripla can interact with Lariam or Malarone- resulting in decreased levels of the malaria medications. Doxycycline does not have this interaction.
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