Our expert says:
Caron, children may be given proguanil with atovaquone for the prophylaxis of malaria in the following doses, based on the adult dose of 100 mg of proguanil hydrochloride daily:
1. children weighing 11 to 20 kg: one-quarter the adult dose
2. 21 to 30 kg: half the adult dose
3. 31 to 40 kg: three-quarters the adult dose
4. over 40 kg: the adult dose.
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