Navigation Links
Birth Defects Link With ACE Inhibitor Use, FDA Reports

Taking ACE inhibitor, a common BP medication during first trimester of pregnancy have greater risk of developing birth defects in babies - The Food and Drug Administration reports from data collected by researchers at// Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

The study, led by William Cooper, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor of Pediatrics at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, found infants born to mothers who took angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE inhibitors) during the first trimester of pregnancy had an increased risk of major birth defects, compared with infants whose mothers did not take these medications.

Out of 29,507 infants whose TennCare records were examined for the study, 209 were exposed to ACE inhibitors in the first trimester only. When those babies were compared to the rest of the population, including babies exposed to other types of antihypertensive medications, they had more than double the risk of major birth defects, especially of the heart and central nervous system.

Cooper is first author on the study, which includes co-authors from the Departments of Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics.

‘We knew ACE inhibitors were a possible cause of adverse fetal outcomes when exposure occurred later in pregnancy, but it has not been well studied in the first trimester,’ Cooper said. ‘We were very surprised that even after controlling for other risk factors, the TennCare records we examined showed a clear increase in a broad range of birth defects following first-trimester-only exposures.’

This research is important because of an increase in the number of women of childbearing age who develop high blood pressure and are prescribed ACE inhibitors. These drugs already carry a warning that they may cause injury and even death to the developing fetus when used during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy. The warning states that a woman should discontinue
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Birth weight key factor in heart diseases
2. FDA Approves Birth Control Skin Patch
3. IVF technique May Increase The Risk Of Birth Defects
4. Smoking Linked To Low Infant Birth Weight
5. Unpredictable Premature Birth
6. New Birth Control Pills increase the stroke risk
7. Epilepsy Drugs Can Enhance Risk of Birth Defects
8. Sex timing has no impact on risk of Birth defects
9. Birth weight may be influenced by genes
10. Dental Procedure Reduces Preterm Births
11. Low Birth Weight infants could have Problems in the Future
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Birth Defects Link With ACE Inhibitor Use FDA Reports

(Date:8/27/2015)... , ... August 27, 2015 , ... Mesa Community ... than 2,100 applicants worldwide, selected based on academic rigor, leadership and engagement, to receive ... a baccalaureate degree. , Sypher will receive a medallion and a $7,500 scholarship to ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... Billings, Montana (PRWEB) , ... August 27, 2015 ... ... Disorders Association, the average annual cost to treat a patient with hemophilia is ... engaged in finding a cure and improving treatment. The RMHBDA exists to help ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... , ... August 27, 2015 , ... According to an ... Conference on Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgery involved many conversations between hernia experts surrounding the ... there, the article notes that many different experts have different ideas about which is ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... ... August 27, 2015 , ... In an article published July ... the city of New Orleans, highlighting a security firm that is tasked with providing ... tech oriented entrepreneur who worked with the city to provide private security when it ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... ... August 27, 2015 , ... Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part ... medical centers in the United States to receive international recognition for an advanced, ... Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) , an international consortium of healthcare institutions dedicated ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Mesa Community College Graduate Andrew Sypher Receives Hites Transfer Scholarship 2Health News:Mesa Community College Graduate Andrew Sypher Receives Hites Transfer Scholarship 3Health News:Avitus Group Encourages Business & Employee Community Involvement; Senior Level Staff Leads Way With Support of Rocky Mountain Hemophilia & Bleeding Disorders Association 2Health News:Avitus Group Encourages Business & Employee Community Involvement; Senior Level Staff Leads Way With Support of Rocky Mountain Hemophilia & Bleeding Disorders Association 3Health News:Avitus Group Encourages Business & Employee Community Involvement; Senior Level Staff Leads Way With Support of Rocky Mountain Hemophilia & Bleeding Disorders Association 4Health News:Recent Article on Hernia Mesh Developments Highlights Viable Options, But Shows a Need for Further Research, notes Dr. Shirin Towfigh 2Health News:Article on New Orleans Security Force Highlights the Abilities and Flexibility of Private Security, says Spear Security Inc. 2Health News:International Organization Honors Allegheny General Hospital's Advanced Lifesaving Program for Cardiac and Respiratory Failure 2Health News:International Organization Honors Allegheny General Hospital's Advanced Lifesaving Program for Cardiac and Respiratory Failure 3Health News:International Organization Honors Allegheny General Hospital's Advanced Lifesaving Program for Cardiac and Respiratory Failure 4
... Flomax Is Case Study of How Costly Drugs Drive Up ... According to a new report by Consumer Reports Best Buy ... widely advertised drug Flomax for treating the symptoms of enlarged prostate, and ... the 20 most commonly prescribed drugs in 2008. , ...
... 15 AMDL Inc. (NYSE ... China, announced today the second closing of a private placement offering ... The exclusive placement agent for the offering is Cantone Research ... 2009, AMDL sold $1,327,250 of 12% Series 2 convertible notes at ...
... gives a talk about his research, he begins with the ... supermodel died from severe sepsis in January after amputation of ... Martin, who is a fellow in allergy, pulmonary and ... Vanderbilt University that has come up with a high-tech approach ...
... yeast rice does well in small trial, but there are ... new study revives a running controversy about the purported cholesterol-lowering ... , Red yeast rice is produced when a yeast, ... used in Asian countries for more than a thousand years ...
... infections, heart problems, new advisory says , MONDAY, ... undergoing surgery are at greater risk of heart ... complications, according to a Scientific Advisory from the ... anesthesiologists and other health-care providers underestimate the seriousness ...
... This release is available in French . ... (BWF) has announced the recipients of the 2009 Investigators in ... Saleh was one of six recipients granted $500,000 over a ... of NLR-mediated innate immunity." "We are studying how the body ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Consumer Reports 'Best Buy Drug' for Enlarged Prostate Could Save Consumers Nearly $3,000 a Year 2Health News:Consumer Reports 'Best Buy Drug' for Enlarged Prostate Could Save Consumers Nearly $3,000 a Year 3Health News:Consumer Reports 'Best Buy Drug' for Enlarged Prostate Could Save Consumers Nearly $3,000 a Year 4Health News:AMDL Inc. Announces Second Closing of Private Placement of Series 2 Senior Notes 2Health News:AMDL Inc. Announces Second Closing of Private Placement of Series 2 Senior Notes 3Health News:Vanderbilt researchers pioneer an advanced sepsis detection and management system 2Health News:Vanderbilt researchers pioneer an advanced sepsis detection and management system 3Health News:Vanderbilt researchers pioneer an advanced sepsis detection and management system 4Health News:Vanderbilt researchers pioneer an advanced sepsis detection and management system 5Health News:A Substitute for Those Who Can't Take Statins? 2Health News:A Substitute for Those Who Can't Take Statins? 3Health News:Heart Association Warns of Surgery Risks in Obese 2Health News:MUHC researcher awarded $500,000 to study pathogenesis of infectious disease 2
(Date:8/27/2015)... Md. , Aug. 27, 2015  BioElectronics Corporation (OTC ... announced today that three abstracts featuring the use of ... at the 9 th Congress of the European ... 2-5 th September 2015. The Company will also ... Dr Gianluca Bagnato , department clinical and ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... 27, 2015  PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute enrolled the first patient ... the United States in a trial assessing ... for blockages in the main artery of the leg. The ... potentially less risk for stent fracture or re-narrowing after the ... multicenter clinical trial of the BioMimics 3D Stent System and ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... , Aug. 27, 2015   Americord Registry ... tissue , and placenta tissue banking company, ... blood banking e-commerce website. This new website makes the ... with an interactive shopping cart and checkout process. ... "Most cord blood banking websites make this service difficult ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BioElectronics Selected to Present its Pain Research and Devices at the European Pain Federation Conference 2First Pennsylvania Patient Treated in Landmark Vascular Study 2Cord Blood Bank Revolutionizes Process of Online Cord Blood Banking 2
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: