Title

Coadministration of mefloquine and chloroqine: use of a pharmacokinetic-based approach to reduce toxicity.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-1-2001

Identifier

DOI: 10.1097/00006454-200102000-00023

Abstract

A child with malaria from a chloroquine-resistant area received an accidental overdose of chloroquine administered by a parent. Application of pharmacokinetics permitted definitive treatment with mefloquine in a safe and effective manner.

Journal Title

The Pediatric infectious disease journal

Volume

20

Issue

2

First Page

223

Last Page

224

MeSH Keywords

Antimalarials; Child; Chloroquine; Drug Overdose; Drug Synergism; Drug Therapy, Combination; Humans; Malaria; Male; Mefloquine

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