Archived policy documents which indicate that the MoD was aware of the possible psychotic side effects of Lariam from at least 1997.

bridget coldwell made this Freedom of Information request to Ministry of Defence

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Dear Ministry of Defence,

In response to Rebecca Long-Bailey's question on 9th June, Mark Lancaster, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence, admitted that a review of archived policy documents indicates that the MoD was aware of the possible psychotic side-effects of Lariam (Mefloquine) "from at least 1997". Under the Freedom of Information Act, I request sight of the policy documents Mr Lancaster refers to.

Yours faithfully,

Bridget Coldwell

SG SecFin-Sec Gp Mailbox (MULTIUSER),

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Dear Bridget,

 

Thank you for your enquiry of 12 Aug 2016, pleased find attached our
response.

 

Kind regards,

 

Headquarters Surgeon General