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Antimalarial drugs for treating and preventing malaria in pregnant and lactating women

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Malaria in pregnancy and postpartum cause maternal mortality and adverse fetal outcomes. Efficacious and safe antimalarials are needed to treat and prevent such serious consequences. However, because of the lack of evidence on fetal safety, quinine, an old and less efficacious drug has long been recommended for pregnant women. Uncertainty about safety in relation to breastfeeding leads to withholding of efficacious treatments postpartum or cessation of breastfeeding....

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Peer reviewed
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10.1080/14740338.2018.1535593

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1667-9287
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ORCID:
0000-0001-8811-8123
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1621-3257
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-7951-0745
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Expert Opinion on Drug Safety Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
11
Pages:
1129-1144
Publication date:
2018-10-23
Acceptance date:
2018-10-10
DOI:
EISSN:
1744-764X
ISSN:
1474-0338
Pubs id:
pubs:934784
URN:
uri:21fa9769-b9b2-4033-84a2-5eb94f657f9b
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uuid:21fa9769-b9b2-4033-84a2-5eb94f657f9b
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pubs:934784

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