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ATC codes: P01BC02
EMLc
Indication
Malaria due to Plasmodium falciparum ICD11 code: 1F40
INN
Mefloquine
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Oral > Solid: 250 mg tablet (hydrochloride)
EML status history
First added in 1991 (TRS 825)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
Age restriction
> 3 months
Weight restriction
> 5 kg
Therapeutic equivalence
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Wikipedia
DrugBank
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Mefloquine was endorsed by the Subcommittee to be included in the EMLc for the prophylactic treatment of malaria with a note to be used in children aged > 3 months or > 5 kg.