Which antihypertensive drugs that can cause cleft lip/palate if taken during pregnancy?

ACEi/ ARBs. Not sure there's a drug that links specifically to cleft lip but it is clear that you should avoid ACE Inhibitors and ARBs during pregnancy due to heart and kidney abnormalities that can occur. .

Related Questions

What are the odds of trisomy 18 with 4 cysts, short finger and a cleft lip/palate?

Odds Not Great. The symptoms given can be found with several congenital chromosomal anomalies & do not point specifically to Trisomy 18. Palatal cleft is more commonly seen with Trisomy 13, Short fingers are commonly seen with Trisomy 21. Type of "cysts" is not given. Each Trisomy has reconizable features but there is overlap. A detailed exam by Pediatrician or Geneticst is needed to assess these findings. Read more...

Is cleft lip/palate more predominant in low-income countries?

Cleft lip. I don't think so, but there is definitely some inhereted aspect of this deformity. Low income countries may not pay attention to the inheritance of this disease. Read more...
Yes. Yes it is and this has been related to nutritional deficiencies and prenatal care. Read more...
No. Genetics plays a strong role in the prevalence of clefting in many countries. Asian is highest rate, then caucasian is lower, and black african rate is the lowest. Of course folate (folic acid) deficiency contributes, but does not seem responsible for national rate differences. Read more...

Can you tell me if babies with cleft lip/palate need strapping to upper lip?

Often times. Taping or other devices are often used in babies with cleft lip (especially bilateral) to slowly bring the defect edges closer together and decrease the size of the gap that needs to be repaired. Read more...
Some do this. Some surgeons do taping prior to surgery, but most do not. There are other, more effective ways to bring the edges closer together prior to surgery if that is necessary. Read more...

My baby will have a Microarray analysis b/c he was born with a cleft lip/palate. Doc also noticed upslanting & epicanthal folds. Will test detect DS?

Yes. Your concern is Down's and this will be detected with a chromosomal analysis The condition is caused by an extra chromosome #21. Looking for this is now routine and will answer the question for you. Read more...

How do teenagers deal with cleft lip/palate?

A team approach. You will need support groups, great parents, teachers and a solid medical team. Read more...
They don't . Clift palat or lip is treatable surgically , and it is minimally invasive most of the times. There is a clift palat/ lip team in almost all the major medical schools and hospitals. Ther is also the clift palat association of america. Read more...
Parental support. If cl/p children enter adolescence already feel unaccepted by their parents and rejected by their peers, then they will be anious and uncertain with low self esteem and lack of confidence in coping ability. If the teenagers with cl/p who feel secure with their attachments, popular with friends, and confident in their coping skills will be able to deal with adversity and retain their self esteem. Read more...