mefloquine


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mef·lo·quine

 (mĕf′lə-kwīn′, -kwēn′)
n.
A drug, C17H16F6N2O, used in its hydrochloride form for the treatment and prevention of chloroquine-resistant malaria.

mefloquine

(ˈmɛfləʊˌkwiːn)
n
(Pharmacology) a synthetic drug administered orally to prevent or treat malaria
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Noun1.mefloquine - an antimalarial drug (trade name Larium and Mephaquine) that is effective in cases that do not respond to chloroquine; said to produce harmful neuropsychiatric effects on some people
antimalarial, antimalarial drug - a medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malaria
Translations

mefloquine

n mefloquina
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The author recommends that all service members should be screened for the use of mefloquine.
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Surveillance of the efficacy of artesunate and mefloquine combination for the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Cambodia.
British journalist Jessica Hatcher recently pointed out that the anti-malaria drug Mefloquine (Larium) was fast-tracked to the market thanks to the efforts of the US Defense Department and a pharmaceutical company (the military became involved because US troops contracted malaria during the Vietnam War).
A BOXED WARNING ABOUT POTENTIAL PSYCHIATRIC and nerve effects has been added to the label for the antimalarial agent mefloquine hydrochloride.
Dans l'ensemble des cas enregistres, les patients concernes n'ont pas respecte le schema de chimio-prophylaxie, fortement recommande, en omettant de prendre tous leurs comprimes de Mefloquine.