How does Lariam work?
Lariam is an anti-malarial prescription medication used to prevent malaria parasites developing in your blood. Malaria can be a fatal disease caused by mosquitoes. Mosquitoes that are infected carry plasmodium and when bitten will inject into the bloodstream.
Once plasmodium is in the bloodstream the parasites will travel into the liver where they multiply. Parasites are then released back into your bloodstream and invade the red blood cells and they multiply yet again. A malaria attack develops when your red blood cells pop, releasing parasites into your bloodstream.
How do I take Lariam?
Lariam needs to be started prior to entering a malaria prone area. One tablet is taken 1 week before leaving and then once a week while at your destination. After returning home or leaving the destination you need to continue to take lariam once a week for 4 weeks. It is best to take the medication on the same day every week, which helps form a routine and are less likely to forget to take the tablet. Lariam is taken after a meal with glass of water.
All medicine has side effects associated with taking them however not everyone will suffer from them. Keep in mind that the benefits of taking medication to prevent a serious condition are more important than some minor side effects. Most side effects usually only last 1-2 weeks when taking a new medication.
Common side effects include:
- Difficulty sleeping
All medication will come with side effect information from the manufactures. It is also best you talk to your doctor if you have any concerns as they maybe able to change the dose you are currently taking or change medications.
How do I purchase Lariam online?
It’s a very easy and simple process. First you need to obtain a valid prescription through an online consultation to purchase Lariam anti-malarial tablets, as it is a prescription medication. This is a free and short consultation from the privacy of your home. This replaces the face-to-face consult you would normally have with a doctor. Once you have been approved the medication will be sent out to you.