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Meff (Mefloquine) Drug Price and Information

Mefloquine (Meff) is an antimalarial agent, prescribed for malaria.  It works by killing the organisms that cause malaria.
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Meff - Udik Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd

Meff  Tablet

Generic : Mefloquine
4 Tablets
Price Updated on Aug 07, 2023
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Substitute/Alternative Medication to Meff
Mefcy , Meflar , Mefloc , Mefly , Mefque , MQF , Tramef

Drug information on Meff from Udik Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd


When is Meff prescribed?

It is prescribed for -

What should be the dose and frequency?

PO- The recommended dose is 1250 mg to be given as a single dose.

What are the common side effects of Meff

Most Common : Dizziness, muscle pain, nausea, fever, headache, vomiting, chills, diarrhea, skin rash, abdominal pain, fatigue, loss of appetite and ringing in the ear.

Heart : Circulatory disturbances, chest pain, fast heart rate, palpitations and irregular pulse.

Skin : Rash, redness, hives, itching, swelling in the leg, hair loss and Stevens-Johnson syndrome.

Musculoskeletal : Muscle weakness, muscle cramps and muscle/joint pain.

Respiratory : Difficulty in breathing.

Miscellaneous : Visual disturbances, hearing impairment, weakness, uneasiness, fatigue, fever, increased sweating, chills, indigestion and loss of appetite.

How to use Meff?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.


In which conditions should Meff be avoided?

Contraindicated in patients with depression, anxiety disorder, or psychiatric disorders and hypersensitivity.


What are the Precautions needed with Meff

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of seizures, heart disease, blood clotting problems, liver impairment, sugar, depression, suicidal thoughts, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may cause drowsiness, dizziness, lightheadedness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Protect yourself from mosquito bites; otherwise can get infected with malaria.

Avoid live vaccinations.

Are there any additional Precautions?

Avoid excess dosage.

At What Temperature Should it be Stored?

Store it at room temperature (25°C).

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