Discuss the risks of taking and the risks of not taking antimalarial drugs with a healthcare professional who is experienced in this field. The health care provider will determine which antimalarial drug is best based on where you will be traveling (and potentially exposed to malaria mosquitoes) and your health condition.

Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite. People with malaria often experience fever, chills and flu-like illness. Left untreated,…