Each Evidence Update is a 2-page summary of a Cochrane Review of healthcare interventions relevant to people in low-income and middle-income countries.
This Evidence Update is adapted from Orton L, Garner P. Drugs for
treating uncomplicated falciparum malaria in pregnant women. Cochrane
Database of Systematic Reviews 2005, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD004912. DOI:
Artesunate plus mefloquine is more effective than quinine in South-East
Asia; generally there is insufficient reliable evidence on malaria
treatment in pregnancy.
Effective Health Care Alliance Programme Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK, pp.2
Which drugs are effective for treating uncomplicated falciparum malaria during pregnancy? Evidence Update, Malaria Series, March 2006.