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The Countess of Mar to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 22 November (HL3229), what assessment they have made of the conclusions of the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee of the European Medicines Agency in 2014 that: “There is enough evidence … supporting a causal relationship between mefloquine and the occurrence of long lasting and even persistent neuropsychiatric side effects” and a “strong suspicion” that mefloquine can cause “permanent brain damage”.  HL3532

Question HL3532: tabled on 23 November 2017 and due for answer by 7 December 2017

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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by {member id="2000" field="DisplayAs"}{/member} on 22 November (HL3229), what assessment they have made of the conclusions of the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee of the European Medicines Agency in 2014 that: “There is enough evidence … supporting a causal relationship between mefloquine and the occurrence of long lasting and even persistent neuropsychiatric side effects” and a “strong suspicion” that mefloquine can cause “permanent brain damage”.
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