Mefloquine toxicity

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What is mefloquine toxicity?

The preventative treatment for malaria is Mefloquine or Lariam, however there are serious adverse effects that may occur to the central nervous system as a result of Mefloquine use.

Common symptoms reported by people with mefloquine toxicity

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with mefloquine toxicity

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1) fatigue (1)

Data from patients with mefloquine toxicity, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with mefloquine toxicity

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1) fatigue (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with mefloquine toxicity, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has mefloquine toxicity on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 1
40s 2
50s 1
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 2

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 0
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from mefloquine toxicity patients who have completed their condition history
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