Last update: Dec. 27, 2013
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and 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 Artemisinin 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.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.
Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.
Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.
e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine from United States of America
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