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Mefloquine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Mefloquine
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.810.410
Unique ID
D015767
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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.
Entry Term(s)
Lariam
Mefloquine Hydrochloride
Mephloquine
Ro-21-5998-001
WR-142,490
WR-177,602
Pharm Action
Antimalarials
Registry Number
TML814419R
Related Numbers
51773-92-3
53230-10-7
5Y9L3636O3
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
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/25
Revision Date
2017/05/24
Mefloquine Preferred
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