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Treating mild hypertension during pregnancy: Time for a new CHAPter!

September 2, 2022

Most practitioners won’t hesitate to start drug therapy in an adult patient with chronically elevated blood pressure (BP) … except, perhaps, if the patient is pregnant. In this vulnerable population, we frequently take a “wait-and-see” approach and withhold therapy unless the BP elevations become severe. But is this the right decision?

Guest Authors:  Timothy D. Gladwell, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP and Scott Baker, PharmD, BCPS

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