Mefloc 250mg Tablet 4'S

Malarial Rx required
NOT AVAILABLE
4 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd Country of Origin: India
M.R.P.: Rs.197.39

What is MEFLOC 250MG?

  • MEFLOC 250MG contains Mefloquine which belongs to a group of medicines called antimalarials
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Interactions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
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What MEFLOC 250MG is used for?

  • It is used to prevent and treat malaria

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your Doctor, if you:

  • are allergic to Mefloquine or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • have depression
  • thoughts about suicide and self-endangering behaviour
  • have any other mental problem, including anxiety disorder, schizophrenia or psychosis (losing touch with reality)
  • have fits (seizures or convulsions)
  • have severe liver or kidney problems
  • have feelings of mistrust towards others (paranoia)
  • have seeing or hearing things that are not there (hallucinations)
  • have heart problems, especially changes in heart rhythm
  • have eye problems (e.g. loss of fine detail, colors seem faded, sudden loss of vision, poor vision at night)
  • have blood or lymphatic disorder
  • have inflammation of the lungs also known as pneumonitis
  • have previously contracted malaria
  • have low blood glucose due to a pre-existing condition called congenital hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
  • It is not recommended for children under 3 months of age
  • This medicine can cause dizziness, loss of balance and mental problems. Do not drive or use machinery while taking his medicine

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • halofantrine, quinine, quinidine, or chloroquine (used to treat or to prevent malaria)
  • beta blocking agents, calcium channel blockers (used for any heart trouble, or high blood pressure)
  • antihistamines (used for allergies)
  • anti-depressants such as tricyclic anti-depressants, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), bupropion or anti-psychotics, phenothiazines (used for some mental problems (psychiatric disorders)
  • sodium valproate, carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin (used to treat epilepsy)
  • ketoconazole (used to treat fungal infections)
  • antibiotics rifampicin, penicillin’s, cephalosporins (used to treat bacterial infections)
  • efavirenz (used to treat HIV infections)
  • tramadol (used to treat severe pain)
  • medicines for blood clotting disorders or diabetes
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Take this medicine with plenty of water and preferably after a meal
  • Swallow the medicines whole, do not suck or chew them

If you take more MEFLOC 250MG

  • If you take too many medicines or someone else accidentally takes your medicine, contact your doctor

If you forget to take MEFLOC 250MG

  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. If it is nearly time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and carry on as before. Do not take a double dose

If you stop taking MEFLOC 250MG

  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor tells you to do so

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Serious
Common
Uncommon
Rare
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[SERIOUS]
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • sleeping problems (sleepiness, unable to sleep, bad dreams)
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • problems with your vision
  • loss of balance (vertigo)
  • nausea, vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • stomach ache (abdominal pain)
  • itching
[UNCOMMON]
[RARE]
[VERYRARE]
Additional Information
Storage
[ADDITIONALINFORMATION]
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store at a room temperature of 15-25°C
Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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