BBC News My Lariam dreams [18 August 2015] By Robert Lawrence. There’s been a call for the British Army to stop using a controversial anti-malaria drug, mefloquine – best known under the tradename Lariam. The Ministry of Defence and the NHS insist it’s safe but some can suffer unnerving effects.
[8/17/15 Today Programme] Call for Army to stop using malaria drug Mefloquine
By Sima Kotecha Today programme
Book Chapter – Issues in the Prevention of Malaria Among Women at War by Remington Nevin, MD, a chapter in the textbook Women at War, edited by Elspeth Cameron Ritchie and Anne L. Nacliero, Oxford University Press, 2015.
Stromae: Belgian vocalist, songwriter, and pop music producer who is known for his trademark bow tie,suffered a severe reaction to Lariam and had to cancel his concerts. [June 16, 2015 -article in French]
Stromae is recovering: [1 July 2015 -article in French]
BBC Radio 4 – The Lariam Legacy [3/31/2015 26 Minutes] An investigation into why the Ministry of Defence continues to use a drug that has been shown to cause psychosis, hallucinations, paranoia and confusion. Check BBC Website for alternate dates.
Blog – Former Peace Corps Volunteer Sues over Malaria Drug [3/27/2015] Injured Returned Peace Corps Volunteer sues Corps for negligent use of mefloquine and not providing adequate information on the drug, which caused her a toxic reaction, March 27, 2015. The blog welcomes comments
Letter to Peace Corps about Mefloquine Toxicity Dr Remington Nevin MD, MPH Formerly, MAJ, US Army Medical Corps, Elspeth Cameron Ritchie MD MPH COL (Retired US Army Medical Corps) [March 5 2015]
Interview – Dan Sullivan interviews Dr. Remington Nevin for the SGT Sullivan Center, episode 6, Mefloquine [February 3, 2015,]
Book Chapter – Forensic and Ethical Issues in Military and Behavioral Health, Borden Institute. Elspeth Cameron Ritchie, MD, MPH, Senior Editor, Borden Institute.
Book Chapter – Mefloquine and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Remington Nevin, MD, MPH; chapter 19 in Forensic and Ethical Issues in Military and Behavioral Health, Borden Institute, 2014.
Idiosyncratic quinoline central nervous system toxicity: Historical insights into the chronic neurological sequaelae of mefloquine By Remington L. Nevin, MD, . (Click the link to the right of the text for an audio by Dr Nevin.) April 5, 2014
Irish Examiner, The Lariam Debate by David Ralph, 30 Jan 2014.
The Answer to the Riddle Is Me: A Memoir of Amnesia [and mefloquine] By David Stuart MacLean, Jan 2014
A Memoir of Mefloquine Amnesia: A Review of The Answer to the Riddle Is Me by David Stuart MacLean
CBS News Video: U.S. troops given anti-malaria drug despite concern of side effects December 23, 2013,
Re-visiting Mefloquine Use at Guantanamo: A Guest Post by Dr. Remington Nevin on TransparentPolicy.org, A National Security Blog by the Center for Policy & Research at Seton Hall University, Nov. 2013
He told me of his Lariam dreams – then killed himself: The human cost of the UK’s suicide drug scandal. The Independent (UK), Jonathan Owen, Monday 07 October 2013
The Lariam Scandal: Former head of army calls for ban on malaria drug
The Independent (UK), Friday 27 September 2013
Army Decides Elite Units [Green Berets] Shouldn’t Take Anti-Malaria Drug Known To Cause Permanent Brain Damage
By Pauline Jelinek, Huffington Post 09/19/13
New York Times Op Ed: Crazy Pills, by David Stuart Maclean, Aug 8, 2013
Soldier Prescribed Controversial Anti-Malarial Drug Before Afghan Massacre, KPBS public broadcasting, San Diego, By Beth Ford Roth, July 15, 2013.
The Sergeant-Lariam Link Seems to Grow Stronger
July 8, 2013