answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer
Copy

Ask your doctor, my doctor prescribed methyldopa for my high blood pressure, but I am breastfeeding, not pregnant. If you have high blood pressure, your doctor will know whats best for you and your baby.

If you are pregnant and have pre-existing hypertension, it is important for it to be well controlled.

In some women hypertension is brought on by the pregnancy, this usually does not develop before the 20th week.

Occasionally, other abnormalities develop, for example the appearance of protein in the urine and abnormalities of blood clotting. This is called pre-eclampsia and it requires regular checks and sometimes admission so that a closer eye can be kept and other treatment given if needed.

Your doctor will ensure that you are regularly monitored so that any potential complications are avoided.Do not worry though in the vast majority of cases that are well looked after there are no adverse consequences.

AnswerThis is from a published medical paper =) Hope it helps!

Pharmacologic therapy could benefit mother and baby when diastolic pressure exceeds 110mmHg. Preeclampsia must be followed closely. Methyldopa (eg, Aldomet) and hydralazine (eg, Apresoline) are still the drugs of choice during pregnancy, although the safety and efficacy of calcium channel blockers and beta-blockers appear well established.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2011-03-03 10:54:53
This answer is:
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
๐Ÿ˜‚
0
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +5 pts
Q: What are safe hypertension drugs to use during pregnancy?
Write your answer...
Submit

Related Questions

Is biodroxil safe during pregnancy?

Cephadroxil is one of the very safe drugs to be used during pregnancy.


Ajinomoto products safe during pregnancy?

Try to avoid Ajnomoto during your pregnancy as it contains high amount of sodium which may increase your hypertension.


Is Prozac safe during pregnancy?

No. If a pregnant woman takes Prozac during the third trimester of pregnancy, the child can be born with PPHN (Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn).


Is antibiotic safe during pregnancy?

Antibiotics is a group of drugs. It is not a single drug. Some of them are safe and others are not.


Is Adderall safe if your wife and you are trying to have a baby?

Using Adderall may not be safe to use during pregnancy. You should always consult a doctor when considering using any drugs during pregnancy.


Is xylometazoline is safe during pregnancy?

This drug is safe during pregnancy.


Is neosporin safe during pregnancy?

According to this website - http://women.webmd.com/pharmacist-drugs-medication-9/pregnancy-medicine -YES.


Is vinegar safe during pregnancy?

Vinegar is perfectly safe during pregnancy.


Is citrazine safe during pregnancy how many times you can take in a week?

Cetrizine is not safe during pregnancy. You can take promethazine (Phenergan). That is safe during pregnancy.


Why is rolaids not safe during pregnancy?

Rolaids should be safe to take during pregnancy.


Are allergex pills safe during pregnancy?

Chlorpheniramine maleate is safe during pregnancy.


Eno during pregnancy is safe or not?

Yes, it is safe to take Eno during pregnancy.


What is it not safe to do in early pregnancy?

drink, smoke, do drugsduring early pregnancy it is not safe to stress or lift heavy objects. It is aslo unsafe to take any type of drugs and you must consult a doctor before taking any type of medicine.


Is medazine safe during pregnancy?

It comes in category B. It is considered as safe drug. But not established as totally safe. You should use the category A drugs, whenever available.


Is fresh milk safe to drink during pregnancy?

NoFresh milk is not safe during pregnancy.


Is it safe to take Cefuroxime during pregnancy?

It second generation cephalosporin and safe during pregnancy.


Is green apple safe during pregnancy?

Yes. Green apple is safe during pregnancy.


Is eating guava safe during pregnancy?

Yes. Eating guava is safe during pregnancy.


Is it safe to eat cheese during pregnancy?

Yes. It is safe to eat cheese during pregnancy.


Is taxim o 200 safe during pregnancy?

This third generation cephalosporin is safe during pregnancy.


What over the counter and/or prescription medications are/are not safe to take during pregnancy?

Some medications include drugs to treat cancer, sedatives, Accutane, etc. You can find a complete list here: http://www.womenshealthzone.net/pregnancy/pregnancy-medications/unsafe-drugs/


Is citrate of magnesia safe during pregnancy?

Is citrate of magnesia safe to take during 1st trimester of pregnancy?


Is camomile tea safe to drink during pregnancy?

Is camomile & anis tea safe to drink during pregnancy?


Is it safe to eat plantain during pregnancy?

It is safe to eat plantain during pregnancy because it does no harm to you and your baby.


How do antipsychotic drugs affect pregnant women?

Antipsychotic drugs are pregnancy category C. (Clozapine is category B.) The drugs in this class appear to be generally safe for occasional use at low doses during pregnancy, but should be avoided near time of delivery.