• Labetalol may be best option for pregnant women with hypertension

    14 days ago - By Healio

    Among antihypertensive medications commonly prescribed for pregnant women, all reduced risk for severe hypertension, but labetalol also reduced odds of other poor outcomes, researchers reported.
    Jeffrey N. Bone, MS, statistician and PhD candidate in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, and colleagues conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of 61 trials covering 6,923 pregnant women to determine which antihypertensive medications were best for controlling nonsevere hypertension.
    Outcomes of interest included severe
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