Nifedipine during labor BP control in severe preeclampsia

Nifedipine during labor BP control in severe preeclampsia

Results of a randomized controlled trial suggest that women with preeclampsia with severe features benefit from treatment with oral nifedipine during labor and delivery. The study showed that intrapartum administration of extended-release oral nifedipine was safe and reduced the need for acute intravenous (IV) or immediate-release oral hypertension therapy. There was a trend towards fewer …

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