Assessment of the safety of artemisinin compounds in pregnancy

November 2007

World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 54
Publication date: 2007
Languages: English
ISBN: 978 92 4 159611 4



This report contains the results of an informal non-clinical consultation meeting convened in January 2006 to review the findings of animal studies performed since 2002 and consider their impact on the clinical use of artemisinins in early pregnancy. This meeting was followed by an informal clinical consultation in October 2006 to discuss the safety in use of the artemisinins in early pregnancy and how to obtain more information on safety.