Side effects of antimalarial drugs? These may be symptoms of a disease.


The Quinism Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization established January 1, 2018 in White River Junction, Vermont.

The Quinism Foundation promotes and supports education and research on quinism, the family of medical disorders caused by poisoning by mefloquine, tafenoquine, and related quinoline drugs.

Symptoms of neuropsychiatric quinism (also known as chronic quinoline encephalopathy) can mimic those of several psychiatric and neurologic disorders including PTSD and TBI.

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Recent Newsletters

January 7, 2019

National Academies to Study Mefloquine; VA Rejects Call to Screen Veterans for Mefloquine Exposure; 2019 Annual Meeting

January 2, 2019

2018 in Review; Become a Media Ambassador; Make Plans Now to Attend our 2019 Annual Meeting in Vermont

December 20, 2018

Canadian Firms Plan Mefloquine Legal Action for Veterans; Talking to Your Physician About Mefloquine Poisoning; Plan to Attend Our 2019 Annual Meeting