Meflotas Tablet

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Meflotas Tablet Information

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

The correct dosage of Meflotas Tablet depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed Meflotas Tablet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Meflotas Tablet are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Meflotas Tablet is Moderate for pregnant women and Safe for women who are breastfeeding. In addition, Meflotas Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Meflotas Tablet related warnings section.

Some other conditions that can be affected by Meflotas Tablet are listed in the contraindications section below.

Additionally, Meflotas Tablet may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Meflotas Tablet is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



Meflotas Tablet Benefits & Uses

Meflotas Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Meflotas Tablet 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

Meflotas Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Meflotas Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    Meflotas can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Meflotas, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Meflotas Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    Meflotas does not show any harmful effects in lactating women.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Meflotas Tablet on the Kidneys?


    Meflotas does not damage the kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Meflotas Tablet on the Liver?


    Meflotas is rarely harmful for the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Meflotas Tablet on the Heart?


    Meflotas has very mild side effects on the heart.

    Mild


Meflotas Tablet Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Meflotas Tablet

  • Is this Meflotas Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    Meflotas Tablet is not addictive in nature.

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


    After taking Meflotas Tablet, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Meflotas Tablet can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Meflotas Tablet should be used only after doctor's advice.

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


    There is no benefit of taking Meflotas Tablet for mental disorders.

    No

Meflotas Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Meflotas Tablet


    You can take Meflotas Tablet with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Meflotas Tablet


    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Meflotas Tablet as it can have severe side effects.

    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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