Down Scheduling of Atovaquone-Proguanil (MalanilĀ®) to Schedule 2

On Friday 12 October 2018, the Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, published changes to the Schedules in the Medicines and Related Substances Act 101 of 1965 in Government Gazette No. 41971.

The down-scheduling of co-formulated atovaquone-proguanil, when “intended and labelled for the chemoprophylaxis of malaria in those weighing 11 kilograms or more”, from S4 to S2 is now official.

Click [here] for Government Gazette No. 41971.

Date: October 17, 2018