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Symptoms and Signs
In cases of overdosage with Lariam, the symptoms mentioned under ADVERSE REACTIONS may be more pronounced.
Patients should be managed by symptomatic and supportive care following Lariam (mefloquine) overdose. There are no specific antidotes. Monitor cardiac function (if possible by ECG) and neuropsychiatric status for at least 24 hours. Provide symptomatic and intensive supportive treatment as required, particularly for cardiovascular disturbances.
Use of Lariam (mefloquine) is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to mefloquine or related compounds (eg, quinine and quinidine) or to any of the excipients contained in the formulation. Lariam (mefloquine) should not be prescribed for prophylaxis in patients with active depression, a recent history of depression, generalized anxiety disorder, psychosis, or schizophrenia or other major psychiatric disorders, or with a history of convulsions.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/10/2009
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