Mefloquine (Lariam)

Mefloquine (Lariam) is suitable for use in areas where Falciparum Malaria is present. Mefloquine (Lariam) is most commonly used if you are visiting Malaria regions in Africa, parts of Asia and South AmericaMefloquine (Lariam) is not suitable for use in some parts of South East Asia where Mefloquine resistance has been reported.

TABLET: Mefloquine (Lariam)

COURSE: 1  Tablet Weekly

How to take

Start the Mefloquine (Lariam) course 2-3 weeks before arriving in an area which has Malaria. Take one Mefloquine (Lariam) tablet weekly on the same day each week. Ensure you continue to take the Mefloquine (Lariam) tablets for a further four weeks after your return to a Malaria free area.