timelogo A Smoking Pillbox: Evidence that Sgt Bales May Have Been on Lariam, Time, June 20, 2013

Lariam product update from Ireland — strongest product information in the world to date. 17 June 2013

Psychiatric Side Effects of Mefloquine: Applications to Forensic Psychiatry, by Elspeth Cameron Ritchie, MD, MPH,Jerald Block, MD and Remington Lee Nevin, MD, MPH, Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law Online, June 14, 2013


FDA-LogoPresentation to FDA on Mefloquine Neurotoxicity, Dr. Remington Nevin,

January 11, 2013.

Warnings about psychological side effects of malaria drug Lariam grow louder: Peace Corps, WHYYstory

Sept. 12, 2012

White paper Mefloquine Neurotoxicity: PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Mental Illness in DoD. Remington Nevin MD MPH, 2012

Documents Uncovered by Judicial Watch Raise Concerns About Use of Drug for Military Personnel, Judicial Watch, May 2, 2012.

Mass administration of the antimalarial drug mefloquine to Guantanamo detainees: a critical analysis. 2012. For information contact rnevin@jhsph.edu

Pentagon Stays Silent on Whether Suspect in Afghan Massacre Took Controversial Anti-Malaria Drug, Democracy Now, March 27, 2012.

you tube logoNeuropsychiatric Adverse Events Associated with Mefloquine. Dr. Remington Nevin reviews recent research on the epidemiology and pathophysiology of mefloquine neuropsychiatric side effects. Special Operations Medical Association conference, Tampa, FL, Dec. 16, 2011.

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Senator Dianne Feinstein Calls for Review of Anti-malarial Drug. August 18, 2011

Seton Hall Law Report Shows U.S. Military Routinely Administered Controversial Drugs to Detainees in Guantanamo Bay (press release).

A Lesson Learnt: the rise and fall of Lariam and Halfan
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, April 2007, Ashley M. Croft

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August 2009: Lariam (mefloquine), manufactured by Roche Pharmaceuticals, is no longer sold under that trade name in the United States. Generic mefloquine, however, is widely available.

“A Lesson Learnt: the rise and fall of Lariam and Halfan,” by Dr Ashley Croft, Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, April 2007.