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Which of the following anti-hypertensive drugs is conta-indicated in the second trimester of pregnancy?

Labetalol
Methyl dopa
Enalpril
Hydralazine
Nifedipine
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I'd pick enalpril

Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors are FDA class D and the risks are way more than the benefits
they can cause renal failure in the fetus

Am I right?
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Default This site has a lot of information on it

If you all go here you can get some info on which drugs to avoid although I think enalpril is not on it, but what they hec check it out

http://books.google.com/books?id=hL1...age&q=&f=false

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If you all go here you can get some info on which drugs to avoid although I think enalpril is not on it, but what they hec check it out

http://books.google.com/books?id=hL1...age&q=&f=false
The ACE inhibitors are mentioned as absolutely contra indicated in the link you posted
enalpril is ACE inhibitor as far as I know
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Which of the following anti-hypertensive drugs is conta-indicated in the second trimester of pregnancy?

Labetalol
Methyl dopa
Enalpril
Hydralazine
Nifedipine
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I'd pick enalpril
i want to pick enalapril, it is absolutely contraindicated

if enalapril is not in the choices, labetalol will be my best choice

methyldopa, hydralazine, nifedipine is the routine drugs for mom
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Which of the following anti-hypertensive drugs is conta-indicated in the second trimester of pregnancy?

Labetalol
Methyl dopa
Enalpril
Hydralazine
Nifedipine
enalapril always.
causes fetal renal agenesis
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