chronic hypertension

Chronic hypertension in pregnancy v/s pregnancy induced hypertension

Chronic hypertension in pregnancy v/s pregnancy induced hypertension Chronic Hypertension in Pregnancy Pregnancy Induced Hypertension Means a hypertensive female has conceived Normotensive patient conceived & due to placental pathology @20 weeks, her BP ↑ Past H/O hypertension present No past H/O hypertension ↑ in B/P will be seen before 20 weeks ↑ in BP is …

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Antihypertensives for chronic hypertension in pregnancy

Antihypertensives for chronic hypertension in pregnancy For PIH/PE-1st choice- Labetalol Chronic HT in Pregnancy-Labetalol or α-Methyl Dopa HT Crisis-I/V Labetalol, I/V Hydralazine Safe Antihypertensive: Labetalol Alpha-methyldopa (safest) Nitroglycerine Calcium channel blockers – nifedipine Hydralazine Sodium nitroprusside (last resort) Beta Blockers Contraindicated during pregnancy: ACE inhibitors – like enalapril, captopril Angiotensin receptor blockers-Losartan Diuretics Atenolol Diazoxide

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