Mefloquine Hydrochloride - CAS 51773-92-3 (HCl)

Mefloquine hydrochloride is a phospholipid-interacting antimalarial drug. It is very effective against plasmodium falciparum with very few side effects. When used for prevention it is taken once a week and should be begun one or two weeks before potential exposure and continued for four weeks after potential exposure. It can be used to treat mild or moderate malaria but should not be used to treat severe malaria.

Catalog Number: I007944

CAS Number: 51773-92-3 (HCl)

Molecular Formula: C17H17ClF6N2O

Molecular Weight:414.77

Purity: ≥95%

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SynonymsMefloquine Hydrochloride; Mephaquin; Mefloquine HCL; Loriam; Mefloquine (hydrochloride); WR-177,602; WR142,490; WR177,602; Ro215998001; Roche; Brand of Mefloquine Hydrochloride;;(S)-[2,8-bis(trifluoromethyl)quinolin-4-yl]-[(2R)-piperidin-2-yl]methan


Molecular Formula: C17H17ClF6N2O
Molecular Weight414.77
SolubilitySoluble in DMSO, not in water
Storage0 - 4 °C for short term, or -20 °C for long term