In the US, Mefloquine (mefloquine systemic) is a member of the drug class antimalarial quinolines and is used to treat Malaria and Malaria Prevention.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antiprotozoal agent: Antimalarial

Chemical Name

4-Quinolinemethanol, α-2-piperidinyl-2,8-bis(trifluoromethyl)-, (R*,S*)-(±)-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Mefloquine (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • Méfloquine (OS: DCF)
  • Ro 21-5998 (IS)
  • WR 142490 (IS)
  • Mefloquine Hydrochloride (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • Ro 21-5998/001 (IS)
  • Méfloquine (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Mefloquine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Mefloquine hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Mefloquinhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Mefloquini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Confal
    Lupin, India
  • Eloquine
    Unifarm, Romania
  • Facital
    Zydus Cadila, India
  • Falcigo Plus (Mefloquine and Artesunate)
    Zydus Cadila, India
  • Falcital
    Cadila HC, India
  • Larimef
    Ipca, India
  • Larinate-MF (Mefloquine and Artesunate)
    Ipca, India
  • Mefax
    Alkem, India
  • Meflon
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Mefloquina
    AC Farma, Peru
  • Mefloquine
    Emcure, India
  • Mefque
    Zydus Cadila, India
  • Mephaquin
    Mepha, Hong Kong
  • Mqf
    Sun, India
  • Suton
    Newai Chem, Taiwan
  • Apo-Mefloquine
    Apotex, Canada
  • Artequin (Mefloquine and Artesunate)
    mepha, Myanmar
  • Lariam
    EU-Pharma, Netherlands; Euro, Netherlands; P & D, Malta; Roche, Austria; Roche, Australia; Roche, Bangladesh; Roche, Belgium; Roche, Canada; Roche, Switzerland; Roche, Chile; Roche, Czech Republic; Roche, Germany; Roche, Denmark; Roche, Estonia; Roche, Finland; Roche, France; Roche, United Kingdom; Roche, Greece; Roche, Hong Kong; Roche, Hungary; Roche, Ireland; Roche, Israel; Roche, Iceland; Roche, Italy; Roche, Kenya; Roche, South Korea; Roche, Luxembourg; Roche, Netherlands; Roche, Norway; Roche, New Zealand; Roche, Peru; Roche, Philippines; Roche, Sweden; Roche, Slovakia; Roche, United States; Roche, Uruguay; Roche, South Africa
  • Larimef
    Ipca, Myanmar
  • Mefliam
    Cipla Medpro, South Africa
  • Mefloquine Hydrochloride
    Roxane, United States; Sandoz, United States; Teva, United States; West-Ward, United States
  • Mephaquin Lactab
    Mepha, Latvia
  • Mephaquin
    Hisamitsu Seiyaku, Japan; Mepha, Switzerland; Mepha, Costa Rica; Mepha, Guatemala; Mepha, Honduras; Mepha, Lithuania; Mepha, Malta; Mepha, Nicaragua; Mepha, Oman; Mepha, Panama; Mepha, Portugal; Mepha, Singapore; Mepha, El Salvador; Mepharm, Malaysia
  • Mequin
    Atlantic, Myanmar; Atlantic Lab, Thailand
  • Tropicur
    Investi, Argentina

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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