Last update: Dec. 27, 2013
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
Extracted from Artemisia annua a plant that is used in China for malaria treatment. It has been included in WHO’s Model List of Essential Drug and considered a suitable medication during breastfeeding.
Extraídos de la Artemisia annua, planta utilizada en China contra el paludismo. Considerada medicación esencial compatible con la lactancia por la OMS.
Se utiliza asociado a lumefantrina (Coartem) para el tratamiento del paludismo por plasmodium falciparum sin complicaciones.
We do not have alternatives for Artesunate since it is relatively safe.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
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