Tag: anti-malarial drug

How Psychiatric Drugs Really Work

A case study of a former soldier illustratedĀ that mefloquine can cause persisting brain injury with unrelenting, permanent emotional and cognitive problems.Ā As my fellow psychiatrists commonly do, they diagnosed the former soldier with psychiatric disorders and treated him with multiple drugs, worsening his brain injury and overall mental condition.

Soldiers as Guinea Pigs: the Case of Mefloquine and Tafenoquine

Hundreds of Australian veterans have been diagnosed with serious neurological and psychiatric disorders, often mistaken for post-traumatic stress disorder, as a result of mefloquine, a neurotoxicant able to cause a ā€œlasting or permanentā€ brain injury, and the experimental drug tafenoquine[.] Many maintain they were compelled to participate in trials of the drugs.