Mefloquine

What is Mefloquine?

Mefloquine, also known as lariam. It is an antimalarial drug. It is used as second line of treatment for Plasmodium falciparum infection. It is contraindicated in patients with history of epilepsy.

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My wife is going to Johannesburg, South XXXXXXX this month and I got her yellow fever vaccination done. however websites insists to...

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Mefloquine & Typhoid vaccine.

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Dear Bhaswanth Kakani, Hi & Welcome.
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In the past year I have noticed that when I climb stairs, usually multiple flights that I will begin to loose track or miss steps. Just turned...

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Chances of mefloquine toxicity are very rare for your symptoms

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My daughter Miss XXXXXXX is 18 years old baby suddenly on 24/10/13 evening started vomiting, high fever,headache, cold shivering. she was given...

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Investigate for Leptospira and liver abscesses

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Firstly, Jharkhand being an...

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