Lariam 250mg tablets

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Lariam is a prescription only medication. Lariam contains the active ingredient mefloquine, that targets the parasite that causes malaria and stops it from reproducing. Malaria can be a life-threatening disease and this pill treat malaria and help prevent you catching malaria.

This tablet works by disrupting the growth of parasites in the red blood cells of the human body. No single medicine is effective against all malaria parasites. The success of an individual medicine depends on the sensitivity of the malaria parasites found in the area that's visited.


    • Adults and children weighing over 45kg, should take one tablet.
    •This tablet can be taken by adults and children over three months and weigh over 5kg.

    Who is it suitable for?

    • Lariam is not recommended children under 3 months of age.
    • Not suitable for woman who are breast-feeding.
    • It’s not recommended for woman who are Pregnant.
    • Severe liver problems.
    • Fits such as seizures.
    • Thoughts about suicide and self-endangering behaviour.


    • The treatment starts two weeks before the trip, continues throughout the trip and should be carried out 4 weeks after your return.
    • The minimum course of treatment is 6 weeks.
    • The doses would depend on your body weight
    • This Medicine is taken to prevent malaria infections when visiting high-risk countries.
    • You must take Lariam for up to four weeks after returning from a malaria area. It is important that you complete the treatment - stopping early increases the risk of contracting malaria.
    • Do not take this tablet for more than 12 months.
    • This tablet might cause serious mental problems in some people.


    • Insomnia
    • Depression/Anxiety
    • Headaches
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Upset stomach
    • Diarrhoea
    • Hallucinations
    • confusion

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