Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: Tafenoquine

Soldiers as Guinea Pigs: the Case of Mefloquine and Tafenoquine

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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 “lasting or permanent” brain injury, and the experimental drug tafenoquine[.] Many maintain they were compelled to participate in trials of the drugs.