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P ANTIPARASITIC PRODUCTS, INSECTICIDES AND REPELLENTS
The group is subdivided according to types of parasites.
This group comprises drugs mainly used for treatment and prophylaxis of malaria.
The DDDs are based on the treatment of malaria, except for proguanil, which is used for prophylaxis only. For some substances the DDDs are expressed as amount of base. These are indicated in the ATC index.
The DDD for proguanil is based on the daily dose given for prophylaxis of malaria. The DDD for proguanil, combinations is based on treatment of acute malaria, see list of DDDs for combination products www.whocc.no.
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