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Adverse effects and compliance with mefloquine or proguanil antimalarial chemoprophylaxis.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
0031-6970
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Volume
52
Issue
4
Pages
269–275
Identifiers
PMID: 9248763
Source
Medline

Abstract

We can confirm the reports by users that adverse effects of mefloquine and proguanil are common and, although mostly mild, adversely affect compliance. We suggest that a longer run-in period for mefloquine as well as counselling travellers about possible adverse effects might improve compliance.

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