Episode 6: Mefloquine

January 14, 2015

Dan Sullivan interviews Doctor Remington Nevin, the world's leading expert on the neuro toxic effects of Mefloquine (also known as Lariam), a medication used by the US Military in the prevention and treatment of malaria.  Doctor Nevin walks us through the history of antimalarial drug use in the military starting with Atabrine in WWII and running through today.  Mefloquine can cause horrendous effects such as hallucinations and severe PTSD like symptoms.  Find out the implications for veterans including disibility claims for various diagnoses.


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