Lariam side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Lariam side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Lariam. The review is based on 3,017 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Lariam

Lariam has active ingredients of mefloquine hydrochloride. It is often used in malaria. (latest outcomes from Lariam 3,078 users)

On Sep, 27, 2017

3,017 people who take Lariam are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lariam side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • vertigo
  • vision blurred
  • tremor
  • weight decreased
  • visual disturbance
  • vomiting
  • paranoia
  • speech disorder
  • suicidal ideation
  • panic attack
1 - 6 months:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • suicidal ideation
  • tinnitus
  • vertigo
  • thinking abnormal
  • tremor
  • nightmare
  • psychotic disorder
  • vision blurred
6 - 12 months:
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • wheezing
  • psychotic disorder
  • suicidal ideation
  • paranoia
  • abdominal pain
  • chronic myeloid leukaemia
  • multiple injuries
  • paraesthesia
1 - 2 years:
  • suicidal ideation
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • panic attack
  • psychotic disorder
  • stress
  • tremor
  • accident
  • adverse event
  • aggression
  • anger
2 - 5 years:
  • suicidal ideation
  • thinking abnormal
  • tinnitus
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • affective disorder
  • obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • panic attack
  • psychotic disorder
5 - 10 years:
  • insomnia
  • suicidal ideation
  • weight increased
10+ years:
  • tinnitus
  • tremor
  • visual impairment
not specified:
  • weakness
  • suicidal ideation
  • weight decreased
  • tinnitus
  • vision blurred
  • panic attack
  • pyrexia
  • suicide attempt
  • paranoia
  • nausea

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • suicidal ideation
  • weakness
  • vision blurred
  • weight decreased
  • vertigo
  • tinnitus
  • panic attack
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • psychotic disorder
male:
  • weight decreased
  • suicidal ideation
  • vomiting
  • tinnitus
  • weakness
  • weight increased
  • vision blurred
  • paranoia
  • tremor
  • vertigo

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • vomiting
  • increased bronchial secretion
  • respiratory disorder
  • deafness congenital
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • respiratory arrest
  • screaming
  • staring
  • weight decreased
2-9:
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • status epilepticus
  • white blood cell count increased
  • anaemia
  • liver transplant rejection
  • polyuria
  • pyrexia
  • weight decreased
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • coombs direct test positive
10-19:
  • suicidal ideation
  • tinnitus
  • weight decreased
  • thinking abnormal
  • vomiting
  • nightmare
  • paranoia
  • psychotic disorder
  • suicide attempt
  • urinary incontinence
20-29:
  • suicidal ideation
  • paranoia
  • weakness
  • pyrexia
  • tremor
  • psychotic disorder
  • panic attack
  • vomiting
  • tinnitus
  • weight decreased
30-39:
  • vertigo
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • suicidal ideation
  • paranoia
  • panic attack
  • vision blurred
  • tremor
  • weakness
  • tinnitus
40-49:
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • vision blurred
  • tinnitus
  • nausea
  • suicidal ideation
  • weakness
  • wheezing
  • panic attack
50-59:
  • weight decreased
  • weakness
  • tremor
  • suicidal ideation
  • tinnitus
  • white blood cell count increased
  • panic attack
  • sweating increased
  • nightmare
  • palpitations
60+:
  • weakness
  • international normalised ratio increased
  • vision blurred
  • tinnitus
  • abnormal behaviour
  • weight decreased
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • death
  • grand mal convulsion

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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