ATC codes: P01BC02
Malaria due to Plasmodium falciparum ICD11 code: 1F40
Oral > Solid: 250 mg tablet (hydrochloride)
Also recommended for children
> 3 months
> 5 kg
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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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.