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malarone....buy in SA or Canada?

just wondering where will be cheaper? should we buy upon arrival in Cape Town or pick it up at home before we leave?

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I'm not certain, but I would assume it would be cheaper there. You could contact the Capetown HU community and ask someone who lives there.
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I dont know what the rules are there but in the UK Malarone is a 'prescription only' drug so you might have problems getting it.

I'd take some with you.
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Hi, OK it´s not SA but I just bought malerone in Namibia. It´s available over the counter and cost 530 Namibian Dollars for a strip of 12. That´s 60ish US. Guess it would be a similar price in SA.
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