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Your doctor will take several factors into consideration when determining your dosage of mefloquine. Some of these factors include your age, your weight (for children), and whether you are taking this drug for treating malaria or for preventing it. For example, the standard recommendation for treating malaria is a one-time dose of 1250 mg. This medication will not work unless it is taken as prescribed.
An Introduction to Your Dosage of MefloquineThe dose of mefloquine hydrochloride (Lariam®) your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
- Whether you are taking the medication to prevent or to treat malaria
- Your age
- Your weight (in children).