WHAT IS LARIAM?
Mefloquine is used to help prevent developing malaria in areas of the world where there is a high risk of chloroquine-resistant falciparum malaria.
HOW DO I TAKE LARIAM TABLETS?
Mefloquine should be taken 2-3 weeks before entering endemic area and continued for 4 weeks after leaving in those who weigh over 45kg. It should be taken once weekly, at the same day each week. It should be taken with or just after food or a meal with a full glass of water. Alternatively, the tablets may be crushed and mixed with food such as jam or honey just before taking.