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A 26-year-old female asked:

Your opinion on 20mg of propranolol during pregnancy for high blood pressure? safe for fetus?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Why propranolol? By UPTODATE: "propranolol and other nonselective beta blockers are also generally avoided. They may promote uterine irritability since myometrial relaxation of the gravid uterus is a beta-2-adrenergic receptor-mediated process (beta-adrenergic receptor agonists are used for tocolysis)."
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