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Australian army faces legal action over mefloquine

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7474.1062-b (Published 04 November 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:1062
  1. Bob Burton
  1. Canberra

    The Australian army and Roche Products Australia face a class action after allegations that army personnel had serious side effects after being prescribed mefloquine hydrochloride (Lariam) as part of a research trial for a new anti-malarial drug.

    Since 1998, the Army Malaria Institute, a research organisation of the …

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