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Shop /  Mefloquine

(Generic alternative to Lariam)

Prescription Required

Manufacturer : AA Pharma Inc.
Formulation : Tablet

Products Dosage Quantity Price
Mefloquine 250mg 8 Tablet $50.21 Add to Cart

What is Lariam /Mefloquine used for?

Lariam is a prescription medication that is used to treat and prevent malaria , a disease caused by parasites that is commonly contracted in Africa, South America, and Southern Asia.

How should Lariam /Mefloquine be stored?

Lariam should be stored at room temperature in an area that is protected from heat and moisture.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Lariam/Mefloquine ?

Take Lariam exactly as prescribed by a healthcare professional. Follow the directions on your prescription label when taking Lariam. If you consistently vomit after taking Lariam tablets, contact you doctor. Procedures in taking Lariam will depend on whether you are taking Lariam to prevent malaria or to treat malaria.

When should Lariam /Mefloquine not be taken?

If you are allergic to melfloquine or any other similar medications, do not take Lariam. Taking Lariam is not recommended if you have a recent history of seizures, depression, anxiety, or a psychiatric illness such as schizophrenia.

What precautions should I follow when taking Lariam /Mefloquine ?

Before taking Lariam, it is important to notify your doctor about any of the following: liver disease; a history of depression; epilepsy or other seizure disorder; kidney disease; severe complications from malaria; or uncontrolled vomiting or diarrhea. If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or planning to breastfeed your child, notify your doctor, as this medication may have adverse effects on an unborn child or pass through breast milk.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Lariam /Mefloquine ?

Speak with your doctor before taking any other medications in addition to Lariam. This medication may impair your reaction time, so use Lariam with caution if you drive or do anything the requires you to be alert.

When should Lariam /Mefloquine not be taken?

If you experience any of the following severe side effects, contact your doctor immediately: depressed mood, feeling restless or anxious; confusion, extreme fear, hallucinations, unusual thoughts or behavior; severe or uncontrolled vomiting or diarrhea; f

Common and less serious side effects include: coughing; headaches; weakness; dizziness; or itching.