/ (ˈmɛfləʊˌkwiːn) /
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a synthetic drug administered orally to prevent or treat malaria
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Medical definitions for mefloquine
[ mĕf′lə-kwīn′, -kwēn′ ]
A drug used mainly for the prevention and treatment of malaria resistant to chloroquine phosphate.
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