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Letters Mefloquine in military personnel

Authors’ reply to Green and colleagues

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 09 December 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h6588
  1. Robin E Ferner, director1,
  2. Nithya J Gogtay, professor2
  1. 1West Midlands Centre for Adverse Drug Reactions, City Hospital, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
  2. 2Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai 400012, India
  1. r.e.ferner{at}

We are grateful to Dr Green and colleagues for their comments.1 2 We understand the dangers of malaria.3 It is gratifying that no operational British service personnel have died from malaria for two decades, although this may indicate better treatment, not effective prophylaxis.

Mefloquine was adopted by the …

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