mefloquine hydrochloride

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Related to mefloquine hydrochloride: Lariam
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Noun1.mefloquine hydrochloride - 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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To a solution of mefloquine hydrochloride (20mmol) in methanol (15ml), a solution of metal chloride salt (10mmol) in methanol (10ml) was added.
The company's pipeline of new drugs--which includes the oral contraceptive Seasonale and mefloquine hydrochloride tablets, a malaria treatment--fueled a 3-for-2 split, taking its price from a split-adjusted $52.79 to $70.88, up 34.27%.
Lariam (mefloquine hydrochloride) is produced by the Swiss pharmaceutical company, Roche.