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Table 3 Comparison of malaria chemoprophylaxis options

From: 2018 in review: five hot topics in tropical medicine

Agent Mefloquine Doxycycline Atovoquone-proquanil Primaquine Tafenoquine
Dosing Weekly Daily Daily Daily Weekly
Radical cure No No No Yes Yes
P. falciparum active Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Pregnancy Yes No No No No
G6PD safety Yes Yes Yes No No
Children Yes No Yes Yes ?
Resistance Yes Yes Yes No Unlikely
CYP dependent No No No Yes ?