Medications during pregnancy: antihypertensives and immunosuppressives.

  title={Medications during pregnancy: antihypertensives and immunosuppressives.},
  author={Jason G Umans},
  journal={Advances in chronic kidney disease},
  volume={14 2},
  • Jason G Umans
  • Published 2007 in Advances in chronic kidney disease
Use of prescription and nonprescription medications is common during pregnancy and is required in many women with underlying kidney disease or hypertension and in all with solid-organ allografts. Systematic assessment of drug safety during pregnancy is lacking, as are rigorous and comprehensive studies of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics to guide drug selection and dosing across pregnancy. Renal and hepatic clearances of many drugs change markedly during pregnancy and pitfalls may… CONTINUE READING
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