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What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Mefloquine?

(ME floe kwin)

• This medicine is used to prevent or treat malaria.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Have patient safety card with you at all times.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Other protective measures are needed along with this medicine including using screens, bednetting, insect repellent (10% to 35% DEET), and permethrin spray on clothing and nets. Avoid spraying most insect repellents on children. Decrease evening and night-time outdoor activity.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• You may not be alert. Avoid driving, doing other tasks or activities until you see how this medicine affects you.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor) or other medicines and...