Monday, 27 October 2008

Anti-malarial pills

I'm lucky enough to be off to Costa Rica on Saturday. Over the weekend the guide book got me scared enough to decide to buy some anti-malarial tablets.

As the first does needs to be taken a week before departure I popped them straight away. I've heard a few horror stories about the side effects of anti-malarials. One of the side effects of the brand I have bought include blindness (!). I'm currently suffering from extreme paranoia and every time I blink I think there is something wrong with my eyesight.

Silly I know.......

5 comments:

  1. I see you didn't take my advice! Which ones did you get, out of interest?

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  2. It's called Chloroquine. I get the impression that it is one of the weaker anti-malarials. I am worrying far too much......

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  3. I think you are! But I think I already told you that.....

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  4. bloody malaria tablets, I feel your pain. the only drugs with a list of side-effects printed on A3 paper...crazy. got bored of taking mine eventually. always wondered where my third nipple came from. damn lousy mozzies!

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  5. Hey again Richard! Have fun on your trip, I'm mighty jealous! I think it was chloroquine I took when I was in central America. It wasn't too bad....just some very very vivid dreams!!

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