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A 30-year-old female asked:

14 weeks pregnant with high bp and anxiety. was on purbloka, ob/gyn said to stop immediately. are there any safe beta blockers for pregnant women with no fetal harming substances? or perhaps a natural/herbal anti-anxiety med?

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Some beta blockers: seem safer than others, bu all carry some risk, to growth restriction. Other agents are available for anxiety tx, vistaril is an one that is used often. Talk with your doctor about the best plan of care.
Last updated Jan 11, 2020

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