Treatment options for hypertension in pregnancy and puerperium.

  title={Treatment options for hypertension in pregnancy and puerperium.},
  author={Farah H. Amro and Hind N. Moussa and Olaide A. Ashimi and BahaM. Sibai},
  journal={Expert opinion on drug safety},
  volume={15 12},
INTRODUCTION Hypertensive disorders have become increasingly prevalent and complicate an increasing number of pregnancies. Therefore it is essential that the medications used to treat these disorders be well understood. Furthermore the management is complicated by special consideration needed for the physiologic changes of pregnancy as well as the consideration for possible adverse fetal effects. Areas covered: We performed a review of the scientific literature of medications used to treat… CONTINUE READING
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