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What water pills are allowed to be taken with pregnancy?
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In brief: Lasix (furosemide)
Furosemide (lasix) is generally safe if there is a good reason.
We avoid hydrochlorothiazide (hctz) in pregnancy. Water pills (diuretics) are generally reserved for women with serious conditions that require them. They would not be recommended for the relief of the generalized swelling of pregnancy.

In brief: Lasix (furosemide)
Furosemide (lasix) is generally safe if there is a good reason.
We avoid hydrochlorothiazide (hctz) in pregnancy. Water pills (diuretics) are generally reserved for women with serious conditions that require them. They would not be recommended for the relief of the generalized swelling of pregnancy.
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
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Dr. Sheila Goodman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: None
Water pills or diuretics decrease the amount of fluid in your veins.
In pregnancy, it can be dangerous if you get dehydrated which happens when the fluid in your veins decreases. Diuretics are mainly used for high blood pressure or swelling. Swelling is normal in pregnancy. Blood pressure normally drops in pregnancy and there are several medications that are safe to treat it in pregnancy.

In brief: None
Water pills or diuretics decrease the amount of fluid in your veins.
In pregnancy, it can be dangerous if you get dehydrated which happens when the fluid in your veins decreases. Diuretics are mainly used for high blood pressure or swelling. Swelling is normal in pregnancy. Blood pressure normally drops in pregnancy and there are several medications that are safe to treat it in pregnancy.
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Dr. Sheila Goodman
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