Lariam (Mefloquine) 250mg tablets

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Lariam (Mefloquine) 250mg Tablets

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£28.00

Product code : Lariam Tablets

Key Points:

  • Adults: ONE weekly starting at least 10 days before entering the malaria zone.
  • Continue for 4 weeks after leaving the malaria zone (minimum 6 weeks).
  • Not for people with previous history of mental health problems including depression.
  • Can cause mood changes, sleep disturbances, headache.
  • Recommended to do a 3 week trial before travelling to make sure Lariam can be tolerated.

Quick Overview

Lariam (mefloquine) 250mg tablets is a malaria prevention medication available to buy in the UK on prescription. It is important to take Lariam exactly as prescribed.

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Product Details:

Lariam (mefloquine) 250mg tablets is a malaria prevention medication available to buy in the UK on prescription. It is important to take Lariam exactly as prescribed.

Product Directions:

Using Lariam (mefloquine) 250mg tablets to prevent malaria in adults:

  • Take ONE tablet once every week.
  • Start taking Lariam (mefloquine) 250mg tablets 10 days before travelling to an area which has malaria. It will then be fully working when you enter the area. (If you experience side-effects during those 10 days you should seek medical advice.)
  • Take Lariam (mefloquine) 250mg tablets with food (evening meal) and with water.
  • Continue taking Lariam (mefloquine) 250mg tablets once every week during your stay
  • Continue taking Lariam (mefloquine) 250mg tablets for another 4 weeks after your return to a malaria-free area. (minimum 6 weeks treatment)

Not suitable for people with a history of depression or mental health problems.
Not suitable for children. Not suitable for use in pregnancy or while breast-feeding.
Women taking mefloquine should use reliable contaceptive precautions while taking mefloquine and for 3 months after.
Not suitable for people with severe liver problems.
Not suitable for use in patients with epilepsy.

More Information:

Stop taking Lariam if you experience psychiatric side effects and source an alternative malaria prevention treatment.
Caution if using Lariam when diving.

Quantity tabletsLariam Tablets
8 (1 week in malaria zone)£29
9 (2 weeks in malaria zone)£31
10 (3 weeks in malaria zone)£33
11 (4 weeks in malaria zone)£35

(includes delivery standard Royal Mail 24 hour signed for)

(Click 'add to cart' for prices for longer stays in the malaria zone)

Additional Information

EAN 5000471002690
Generic No
Price on List & View No
Warnings Stop taking Lariam if you experience psychiatric side effects and source an alternative malaria prevention treatment. Caution if using Lariam when diving.
Ingredients Mefloquine 250mg
Directions Take ONE tablet each week starting at least 10 days before you enter the malaria zone, and continue weekly until 4 weeks after leaving the malaria zone.
Side Effects Possible Side Effects of Lariam (mefloquine) 250mg tablets Like all medicines, Lariam (mefloquine) 250mg tablets can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Lariam can cause mood changes, sleep disturbance, dizziness and headache. Dizziness and disturbed balance can occur several weeks after stopping Lariam. Please see the electronic information leaflet for more details.