Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderYou should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
- Heart disease, such as congestive heart failure
- Heart rhythm problems, including atrial fibrillation (afib), QT prolongation, or history of an abnormal electrocardiogram (ECG)
- Ever had a seizure
- Blood clotting problems, or take "blood-thinning" medications (anticoagulants)
- Any mental health problem, such as depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorder, or schizophrenia
- Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Lariam and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Lariam and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Lariam Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
What If I Take an Overdose?As with any medication, it is possible to take too much Lariam. If you happen to overdose on this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Lariam Overdose for more information.)