Meflotas (Lariam)250 Mg

Meflotas (Lariam)250 Mg


Each Meflotas contains 250 mg Mefloquine 2 tablets. It is an antimalarial medication used for the prevention and treatment of malaria.

ATC Classification:: P01BC02
Active Ingrediant: Mefloquine
Generic Name: Lariam
Manufacturer: Intas Pharma
Strength: 250 Mg
Dosage Type: Tablet
Packaging Type: Foil in Box
Contains: 2 Tab


Mefloquine Information


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What is this drug used for?

• It is used to treat or prevent malaria.

Frequently reported side effects of this drug

• Headache

• Nausea

• Vomiting

• Abdominal pain

• Diarrhea

• Lack of appetite

• Loss of strength and energy

• Muscle pain

Other side effects of this drug: Talk with your doctor right away if you have any of these signs of:

• Liver problems like dark urine, fatigue, lack of appetite, nausea, abdominal pain, light-colored stools, vomiting, or yellow skin

• Aplastic anemia like fever, sore throat, mouth sores, infections, bruising, or purple skin splotches

• Severe dizziness

• Passing out

• Agitation

• Change in balance

• Noise or ringing in the ears

• Anxiety

• Paranoia

• Depression

• Seizures

• Confusion

• Mood changes

• Behavioral changes

• Hallucination

• Abnormal heartbeat

• Slow heartbeat

• Chest pain

• Fast heartbeat

• Vision changes

• Eye pain

• Severe eye irritation

• Trouble sleeping

• Thoughts of suicide

• Signs of a significant reaction like wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.


Medication Safety Issues

Sound-alike/look-alike issues:

Mefloquine may be confused with Malarone

International issues:

Lariam [multiple international markets] may be confused with Levaquin [Argentina, Brazil, US, Venezuela]


Storage and Stability

Store at 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F).


Adverse Reactions

Central nervous system: Abnormal dreams (Tickell-Painter 2017), insomnia (Tickell-Painter 2017)

Gastrointestinal: Vomiting


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