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
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mefloquine

n mefloquina
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Distribution of mefloquine in the blood of Thai patients with acute uncomplicated falciparum malaria following administration of therapeutic doses of artesunate.
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When artemisinin was modified to artesunate or artemether its bioavailability improved and it was used in conjunction with other antimalarial drugs, most commonly mefloquine, to treat malaria.
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Weekly medications such as chloroquine and mefloquine should begin at least 2 weeks prior to exposure.
Isolated cases of recrudescence of Plasmodium malariae have been reported after almost all types of antimalarial medications like quinine, chloroquine, mefloquine, and artesunates [2, 3, 9].
Nevertheless, some previous articles had related it to CQR and MQR (mefloquine resistance) [28].
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.
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chloroquine, quinine sulfate, hydroxychloroquine, mefloquine, and