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Your age, weight, and purpose for using Lariam (either to prevent or treat malaria) will help your healthcare provider determine the best dosage for your situation. This medication comes in tablet form and is either taken as a one-time dose (to treat malaria) or once weekly for several weeks (to prevent malaria).
An Introduction to Dosing With LariamThe dose of Lariam® (mefloquine hydrochloride) your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
- Whether you are taking the medication to prevent or to treat malaria
- Your age
- Your weight (in children).