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

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  1. Urban Legends

    Neal Devitt, La Familia Medical Center

    23 July 2010

    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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