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What is the best medicine for high blood pressure during pregnancy?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Several options.

Alpha methyldopa, nifedipine, hydralazine, Labetalol are all appropriate antihypertensives during pregnancy.
Their goal is to minimize maternal risk, although the do little to mitigate fetal risks.

In brief: Several options.

Alpha methyldopa, nifedipine, hydralazine, Labetalol are all appropriate antihypertensives during pregnancy.
Their goal is to minimize maternal risk, although the do little to mitigate fetal risks.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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