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is it safe to take lisinopril during pregnancy

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erin Alward
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Ideally, Lisinopril (and other ace-inhibitors, usually end in -pril) should stopped before trying to get pregnant. But if you find out you are pregna ... Read More
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Dr. Ivan Colon
26 years experience Urology
Contact your PCP!: Dear patient, as per food & drug administration (fda), Lisinopril may cause birth defects or fetal death if you take it while you are pregnant. If yo ... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
No: Category d in pregnancy.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience Cardiology
No: Use of Lisinopril is contraindicated during pregnancy. Animal and human data have revealed evidence of embryolethality and teratogenicity associated w ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Category D: Both medications are category d: there is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite ... Read More
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Call your doctor: You should call your doctor and ask them if they want to stop or change any of your current medications.
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See cardiologist: Are you having toxemia of pregnancy? If so, you need specialty care. There are options besides those mentioned by you for the hypertension.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Lisinopril should be avoided if there's any chance of pregnancy as there is risk of fetal damage and death. Spironolactone has anti-androgen (feminizi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
?: It's like very dangerous to your developing baby. Stop it IMMEDIATELY and hope it's not too late.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gray
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: This medication is safe during pregnancy. Other over the counter medications such as ranitidine and dramamine are also safe snd help with nausea and h ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jenniffier Mahand
11 years experience Family Medicine
Should be safe: a prenatal (multivitamin) is generally a great idea during pregnancy to supplement you and your baby's health. however, it is a good idea to consult ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
Yes: yes, safe if taken as directed
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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