Tafenoquine and Mefloquine

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The Australian Defence Force have used both Tafenoquine and Mefloquine to treat malaria, both of which have been proven to have harrowing long-term side effects. Many of the veterans who were given Tafenoquine during drug trials now suffer from serious, chronic illnesses including bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, major depression and anxiety, seizures, hallucinations and psychosis.

This is an overview of the life-ruining impact these drugs have had on some of our veterans.