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Can I use deet instead of Malaria Meds (Malarone)?

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Im heading off to Tanzania tomorrow. Planning to go to Kilimanjaro (8 days) and Serengeti (7 days)..then in towns for a random 7 days.

I went to the travel clinic and got a script for Malarone..then it dawned on my today that this is the same Malaria meds I took in India that I had serious side effects from (terrible mood swings, crazy almost psychotic like behaviour, nightmares, severe inflammation of the joints so bad I couldnt walk and ended up in bed).

Im wondering if I can get away with just DEET instead.?

Your thoughts are appreciated!

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