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East Afr Med J. 1994 Dec;71(12):818-9.

Acute psychosis after mefloquine: a case report.

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  • Clinical Pharmacology Unit, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria.

Abstract

A self-limiting psychosis characterized by visual and auditory hallucinations and isomnia occurred in a 17-year old male after mefloquine administration for presumed chloroquine resistant falciparum malaria. The attending physician failed to recognise the association between mefloquine and psychosis.

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7705258
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