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Sun Sep 30, 2012, 04:02 PM

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the use of mefloquine at Guantamo is even more disturbing. Side effects include psychosis:


This analysis suggests the troubling possibility that the use of mefloquine at Guantanamo may have been motivated in part by knowledge of the drug’s adverse effects, and points to a critical need for further investigation to resolve unanswered questions regarding the drug’s potentially inappropriate use.

GUANTANAMO Bay detainees, including David Hicks, were forced to take high dosages of anti-malaria drug mefloquine despite showing no signs of the disease, a practice likened to ''pharmacological waterboarding'' by a US military doctor.

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/national/hicks-forced-to-take-high-drug-doses-in-guantanamo-20120915-25zcv.html#ixzz27z8wtFWk

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