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What is mefloquine?

If you are traveling to tropical areas of Africa, Southeast Asia and South America, you may receive mefloquine to prevent or treat malaria. Mefloquine is an antimalarial medication that disrupts the reproduction of malaria-causing parasites in your blood.

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