Tag Archive for antihypertensive drugs

October 26, 2019 August 18, 2019 February 20, 2019

Antihypertensive drugs for high blood pressure in pregnancy

Ending Eclampsia, 2019  This brief describes the challenges to ensuring women have access to antihypertensive drugs to control their BP during pregnancy, challenges that include national task shifting policies, frequent stock outs, health worker trainings, and inadequate support for task shifting…

October 2, 2018

Primary Health Care-Preeclampsia/Eclampsia Plus Model

Ending Eclampsia, 2018 Starting in 2016, Ending Eclampsia initiated six additional implementation research studies in three countries – Bangladesh, Nigeria, Pakistan – to identify and assess additional components that, in conjunction with the Core Model, can further improve prevention, detection,…

September 20, 2018 August 23, 2018

Drugs for treating severe hypertension in pregnancy: A network meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis of randomized clinical trials

British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 2018 This network meta-analysis suggests similar efficacy nifedipine, hydralazine, and labetalol in the treatment of severe hypertension in pregnancy. The above drugs may also be useful in treating hypertension in severe pre-eclampsia. Moderate quality of evidence was observed for direct comparison…

July 9, 2018

Nutrition and pre-eclampsia risk factors in Ethiopia

By Khadijah Alibhai In Ethiopia, 412 women die per 100,000 live births. Most of these deaths are preventable, and 19 percent of them are from hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, including pre-eclampsia and eclampsia (PE/E). Typically, pre-eclampsia is detectable during early…

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