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Adverse effects and compliance with mefloquine or proguanil antimalarial chemoprophylaxis.

Authors
  • Hoebe, C
  • de Munter, J
  • Thijs, C
Type
Published Article
Journal
European journal of clinical pharmacology
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1997
Volume
52
Issue
4
Pages
269–275
Identifiers
PMID: 9248763
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

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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