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Nervenarzt. 1991 Dec;62(12):760-1.

[Suspected convulsive side-effect of mefloquine (Lariam)].

[Article in German]

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  • 1Neurologische Klinik, Universität Mainz.

Abstract

A 20 years old female patient with epileptic seizures (bilateral myoclonus and generalized tonic-clonic seizures (bilateral myoclonus and generalized tonic-clonic seizures) since the age of 13 was treated with valproic acid. Eight hours after 2 of 3 prophylactic antimalarial treatments with mefloquine generalized tonic-clonic seizures occurred. A causal relationship is suggested.

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