Nifedipine can help women with severe preeclampsia

Time : 6th of October 2022 11:52:49 AM

About 34% of women on extended release nifedipine had one or more acute hypertension therapies for BP 160/100 mm Hg or more sustained for 10 minutes or more, compared to 55% of women on placebo, as per a study. Fewer women on nifedipine needed C-sections (20.8% vs 34.7%). Also, the rates of NICU admissions were lower (29.1% vs 47.1%) in the nifedipine group.

  Physician's Weekly


nifedipine, preeclampsia, hypertension

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