Use of ACE inhibitors and ARBs in hypertensive women of childbearing age.

@article{Martin2008UseOA,
  title={Use of ACE inhibitors and ARBs in hypertensive women of childbearing age.},
  author={Una Martin and Megan A Foreman and John C Travis and Deborah R Casson and Jamie J. Coleman},
  journal={Journal of clinical pharmacy and therapeutics},
  year={2008},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={507-11}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Treatment with angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) during pregnancy can cause severe foetal abnormalities. This study aimed to identify the proportion of women of childbearing age taking ACE inhibitors or ARBs on referral to a tertiary Hypertension Clinic. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. METHODS A cohort of female patients aged 16-45 years was identified from approximately 1500 new referrals from January 2004 to… CONTINUE READING
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