Mefloquine

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Scientific Name: Mefloquine
Brand Name: Not Available
Company Owner: Hoffmann la roche inc, Barr laboratories inc, Roxane laboratories inc, Sandoz inc, United states army walter reed army institute research, West ward pharmaceutical corp
Mechanism Of Action The mechanism of action of mefloquine is not completely understood. Some studies suggest that mefloquine specifically targets the 80S ribosome of the Plasmodium falciparum, inhibiting protein synthesis and causing subsequent schizonticidal effects.
Description of the Drug: Mefloquine is an antimalarial agent used in the prophylaxis and treatment of malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00358