Which drugs should be used against uncomplicated falciparum malaria in pregnant women? Evidence Update, Malaria Series, June 2010.

Abstract

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 LC, Omari AAA. Drugs for treating uncomplicated malaria in pregnant women. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD004912. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004912.pub3.

Some drug combinations seem effective against malaria in pregnancy,but there is not much information about drug safety.

Citation

Effective Health Care Research Programme Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK, 2 pp

Which drugs should be used against uncomplicated falciparum malaria in pregnant women? Evidence Update, Malaria Series, June 2010.

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