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Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension (Hypertension, Pregnancy Induced) Summary

Description: A condition in pregnant women with elevated systolic (>140 mm Hg) and diastolic (>90 mm Hg) blood pressure on at least two occasions 6 h apart. HYPERTENSION complicates 8-10% of all pregnancies, generally after 20 weeks of gestation. Gestational hypertension can be divided into several broad categories according to the complexity and associated symptoms, such as EDEMA; PROTEINURIA; SEIZURES; abnormalities in BLOOD COAGULATION and liver functions.

Also Known As: Hypertension, Pregnancy Induced; Hypertension, Pregnancy-Induced; Gestational Hypertension; Pregnancy Induced Hypertension; Transient Hypertension, Pregnancy Show All >>

Networked: 1703 relevant articles (44 outcomes, 269 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Calcium : 11 outcomes 16 studies in 103 results : IBA
  2. Dietary Calcium : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 9 results : IBA
  3. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid) : 3 outcomes 17 studies in 51 results : FDA 80 Generic
  4. Nifedipine (Adalat) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 16 results : FDA 25 Generic
  5. Magnesium Sulfate (Sulfate, Magnesium) : 2 outcomes 7 studies in 26 results : FDA 7 Generic
  6. Magnesium : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 38 results : IBA
  7. Labetalol (Normodyne) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 20 results : FDA 23 Generic
  8. Antihypertensive Agents (Antihypertensives) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 11 results : IBA
  9. Arginine (L-Arginine) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 10 results : FDA 19
  10. Uric Acid (Urate) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 35 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension

  1. Pre-Eclampsia (Preeclampsia)
  2. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  3. Proteinuria
  4. Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension (Hypertension, Pregnancy Induced)
  5. Gestational Diabetes (Gestational Diabetes Mellitus)
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Key Therapies for Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension

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  1. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section) : 3 outcomes 12 studies in 148 results
  2. Neonatal Intensive Care : 1 outcome 1 study in 27 results
  3. Bed Rest (Bedrest) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results
  4. Bariatric Surgery : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results
  5. Psychology Biofeedback (Biofeedback) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result
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