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Descriptor English: Mefloquine
Descriptor Spanish: Mefloquina
Descriptor Portuguese: Mefloquina
Descriptor French: Méfloquine
Entry term(s): Lariam
Mefloquine Hydrochloride
Mephloquine
Ro 21 5998 001
Ro-21-5998-001
Ro215998001
WR 142,490
WR 177,602
WR-142,490
WR-177,602
WR142,490
WR177,602
Tree number(s): D03.633.100.810.410
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015767
Scope note: A phospholipid-interacting antimalarial drug (ANTIMALARIALS). It is very effective against PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM with very few side effects.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Antimalarials
Registry Number: TML814419R
CAS Type 1 Name: 4-Quinolinemethanol, alpha-2-piperidinyl-2,8-bis(trifluoromethyl)-, (R*,S*)-(+-)-
Previous Indexing: Antimalarials (1966-1989)
Quinolines (1966-1989)
Public MeSH Note: 90
History Note: 90
DeCS ID: 24777
Unique ID: D015767
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/05/25
Revision Date: 2017/05/24
Mefloquine - Preferred
Concept UI M0024162
Scope note A phospholipid-interacting antimalarial drug (ANTIMALARIALS). It is very effective against PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM with very few side effects.
Preferred term Mefloquine
Entry term(s) Mephloquine
WR-177,602 - Narrower
Concept UI M0374654
Preferred term WR-177,602
Entry term(s) WR 177,602
WR177,602
Ro-21-5998-001 - Narrower
Concept UI M0353901
Preferred term Ro-21-5998-001
Entry term(s) Ro 21 5998 001
Ro215998001
WR-142,490 - Narrower
Concept UI M0353902
Preferred term WR-142,490
Entry term(s) WR 142,490
WR142,490
Lariam - Narrower
Concept UI M0024164
Preferred term Lariam
Mefloquine Hydrochloride - Narrower
Concept UI M0024163
Preferred term Mefloquine Hydrochloride



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