Mepron is a prescription medicine used to treat the symptoms of Malaria (P. falciparum) and Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia. Mepron may be used alone or with other medications.
Mepron belongs to a class of drugs called Antimalarials.
It is not known if Mepron is safe and effective in children who are younger than 13 years of age.
What are the possible side effects of Mepron?
Mepron may cause serious side effects including:
swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat,
severe skin reaction,
burning in your eyes,
red or purple skin rash that spreads and causes blistering and peeling,
loss of appetite,
stomach pain (upper right side),
dark urine, and
yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice)
Get medical help right away, if you have any of the symptoms listed above.
The most common side effects of Mepron include:
Tell the doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
Absorption of orally administered MEPRON oral suspension is limited but can be significantly increased when the drug is taken with food.