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Meff is an antimalarial agent, prescribed for malaria.  It works by killing the organisms that cause malaria.

Drug information on Meff (Mefloquine) from Udik Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd


Udik Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd
Generic : Mefloquine
4 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Meff may be prescribed

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.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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

How to use Meff?

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

When is Meff not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for 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.

Other Precautions for Meff

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Meff

Store it at room temperature (25°C).

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