Meflife Tablet

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Meflife Information

Meflife is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Malaria. Other than this, Meflife has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The optimal dosage of Meflife is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Meflife can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Meflife go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Meflife's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Safe while nursing. Further, the section on Meflife related warnings talks about Meflife's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Meflife contraindications section.

Drug reaction of Meflife with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Meflife is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



Meflife Benefits & Uses

Meflife is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Meflife Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Malaria
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1250 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 3 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Malaria
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1250 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 3 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Malaria
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 25 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 3 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Malaria
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 25 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 3 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Infant (1 month to 2 years)
  • Disease: Malaria
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 25 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 3 days
  • Special Instructions: Above 6 months old can take

Meflife Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Meflife safe for pregnant women?


    Meflife can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Meflife right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Meflife safe during breastfeeding?


    Meflife is safe for breastfeeding women.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Meflife on the Kidneys?


    Using Meflife does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Meflife on the Liver?


    Meflife may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Meflife on the Heart?


    Very few cases of side effects of Meflife on the heart have been reported.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Meflife with Other Drugs

Meflife should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Meflife Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Meflife unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Meflife

  • Is this Meflife habit forming or addictive?


    Meflife is not addictive in nature.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Meflife as you may feel sleepy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Meflife is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    There is no benefit of taking Meflife for mental disorders.

    No

Meflife Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Meflife


    Taking Meflife with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Meflife


    Consumption of alcohol and Meflife together may have severe effects on your health.

    Severe


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Mefloquine Hydrochloride

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 824-825



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