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Lariam (Mefloquine) 250mg Tablets
£23.99 – £69.99
- Anti-malaria tablets
- Active Ingredient: Mefloquine
- Taken Once Weekly To Prevent Malaria
- Buy With Confidence From UK Registered Pharmacy
- Includes Free Prescription
If you’re travelling to one of the countries affected by the disease you should consider Malaria prevention. Lariam (Mefloquine) anti-malaria tablets only need to be taken once weekly at least one week before your trip to prevent contraction.
Malaria is a serious tropical disease spread by mosquitoes. If it isn’t diagnosed and treated promptly, it can be fatal.
A single mosquito bite is all it takes for someone to become infected.
Symptoms of malaria
It’s important to be aware of the symptoms of malaria if you’re travelling to areas where there’s a high risk of the disease. Symptoms include:
a high temperature (fever)
sweats and chills
Symptoms usually appear between 7 and 18 days after becoming infected, but in some cases the symptoms may not appear for up to a year, or occasionally even longer.
When to seek medical attention
Seek medical help immediately if you develop symptoms of malaria during or after a visit to an area where the disease is found.
Malaria risk areas
Malaria is found in more than 100 countries, mainly in tropical regions of the world, including:
large areas of Africa and Asia
Central and South America
Haiti and the Dominican Republic
parts of the Middle East
some Pacific islands
The Fit for Travel website has more information about the risk of malaria in specific countries.
Many cases of malaria can be avoided. An easy way to remember is the ABCD approach to prevention:
awareness of risk – find out whether you’re at risk of getting malaria before travelling
bite prevention – avoid mosquito bites by using insect repellent, covering your arms and legs, and using an insecticide-treated mosquito net
check whether you need to take malaria prevention tablets – if you do,make sure you take the right antimalarial tablets at the right dose, and finish the course
diagnosis – seek immediate medical advice if you develop malaria symptoms, as long as up to a year after you return from travelling
Lariam (Mefloquine) tablets used to prevent Malaria and should be to be taken once a week. Treatment should start at least one week (preferably 2-3 weeks) before trip. Some users experience strong side effects. Not recommended if you suffer from depression/anxiety or other psychological conditions.
For more information about Malaria, click here.
HOW TO TAKE LARIAM
One dose should be taken a week before departure and it should be continued throughout exposure and for 4 weeks afterwards, however three doses at weekly intervals prior to departure are advised if the drug has not been used before – this can detect in advance those likely to get side effects so that an alternative can be prescribed.
Lariam is not suitable for patients with active depression, a recent history of depression, generalized anxiety disorder, psychosis, or schizophrenia or other major psychiatric disorders, or with a history of convulsions.
Side effects may include: nausea, diarrhoea, dizziness, abdominal pain, rashes, pruritis, headache, dizziness, convulsions, sleep disturbances (insomnia, vivid dreams) and psychotic reactions such as depression.
These are not all the side effects of lariam (mefloquine), For a full list see the Patient information leaflet