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Pregnancy - 5 mths pregnant woman, Vivax malaria. She has not responded to chloroquine. What next?

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suzanne66 3 Sep 2011

If the malaria is resistant to choroquine the doctor may suggest 7 days of quinine. After delivery she will be given primaquine.
It is difficult because most other anti-malarial medicines are contraindicated during pregnancy.
For more information see:
http://www.cdc.gov/malaria/diagnosis_treatment/clinicians3.html

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