Could Lariam cause Cfs - from FDA reports
Cfs is found among people who take Lariam, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zoloft, and have Malaria . We study 3,008 people who have side effects while taking Lariam from FDA. Among them, 9 have Cfs. Find out below who they are, when they have Cfs and more.
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Lariam has active ingredients of mefloquine hydrochloride. It is often used in malaria. (latest outcomes from Lariam 3,068 users)
Cfs (chronic fatigue syndrome) has been reported by people with acne, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety, pain (latest reports from 2,903 Cfs patients).
On Jan, 11, 2017
3,008 people reported to have side effects when taking Lariam.
Among them, 9 people (0.3%) have Cfs
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lariam when people have Cfs *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 100 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Cfs when taking Lariam *:
- female: 55.56 %
- male: 44.44 %
Age of people who have Cfs when taking Lariam *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 57.14 %
- 20-29: 14.29 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 28.57 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Malaria (3 people, 33.33%)
- Depression (1 person, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zoloft (2 people, 22.22%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Memory Loss (8 people, 88.89%)
- Headache (7 people, 77.78%)
- Depression (7 people, 77.78%)
- Nausea (6 people, 66.67%)
- Dry Mouth (6 people, 66.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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