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A drug, C17H16F6N2O, used in its hydrochloride form for the treatment and prevention of chloroquine-resistant malaria.
(Pharmacology) a synthetic drug administered orally to prevent or treat malaria
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|Noun||1.||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|