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halofantrine-oral, Halfan

GENERIC NAME: HALOFANTRINE - ORAL (hal-oh-FAN-treen)

BRAND NAME(S): Halfan

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WARNING: Rarely, this medication has caused serious, sometimes fatal heart problems (e.g., ventricular arrhythmias), even at recommended doses. Halofantrine is not recommended for use while using other medications known to cause heart problems (e.g., prolonged QT interval), nor in people who have ever used mefloquine. Halofantrine is not recommended for use if you have a history of heart problems or have had unexplained fainting episodes. Your doctor will monitor you closely while you are using this medication.

USES: This medication is used to treat malaria.




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