Advice for GPs on Military Veterans attending with concerns on use of Mefloquine
Date published: 05/09/2016
Please find attached information from NHS England relating to Mefloquine, an anti-malarial which was prescribed to military personnel who were operating or training in Sub-Saharan Africa (not in Iraq or Afghanistan, with few exceptions) over the past 20 years. The attached documents provide information on what steps should be taken by practices if a patient presents with symptoms relating to the side-effects of Mefloquine. Please circulate this information to all practices in your LMC.
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(See attached file: ADVICE FOR NHS GENERAL PRACTITIONERS ON MILITARY VETERANS ATTENDING WITH CONCERNS ON USE OF MEFLOQUINE.docx)(See attached file: 20160819_Mefloquine SPOC (002).pdf)(See attached file: 20160825-mSPOC_algorithm.docx)
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