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Use of antihypertensive medications in pregnancy and the risk of adverse perinatal outcomes: McMaster Outcome Study of Hypertension In Pregnancy 2 (MOS HIP 2)

Joel G Ray*, Marian J Vermeulen, Elizabeth A Burrows and Robert F Burrows

BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2001, 1:6  doi:10.1186/1471-2393-1-6

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Neal Devitt   (2010-07-23 15:51)  La Familia Medical Center email

Beta blockers are not contraindicated in asthma. Selective beta blockers can be used with care in most asthmatics. See:Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2001;(2):CD002992. Cardioselective beta-blocker use in patients with reversible airway disease. Likewise beta blockers can be used in diabetics and now are indicated in compensated heart failure.

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