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Pre-Eclampsia (Preeclampsia) Summary

Description: A complication of PREGNANCY, characterized by a complex of symptoms including maternal HYPERTENSION and PROTEINURIA with or without pathological EDEMA. Symptoms may range between mild and severe. Pre-eclampsia usually occurs after the 20th week of gestation, but may develop before this time in the presence of trophoblastic disease.

Also Known As: Preeclampsia; Pregnancy Toxemia; EPH Complex; EPH Gestosis; EPH Toxemias Show All >>

Networked: 10721 relevant articles (294 outcomes, 1912 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Pre-Eclampsia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Calcium : 24 outcomes 103 studies in 288 results : IBA
  2. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid) : 21 outcomes 103 studies in 330 results : FDA 80 Generic
  3. Magnesium : 14 outcomes 60 studies in 270 results : IBA
  4. Magnesium Sulfate (Sulfate, Magnesium) : 12 outcomes 41 studies in 252 results : FDA 7 Generic
  5. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker) : 9 outcomes 59 studies in 349 results : IBA
  6. Nifedipine (Adalat) : 6 outcomes 7 studies in 45 results : FDA 25 Generic
  7. Ketanserin : 6 outcomes 4 studies in 16 results : IBA
  8. Nitric Oxide (Nitrogen Monoxide) : 5 outcomes 46 studies in 225 results : FDA 1
  9. Vitamins : 5 outcomes 35 studies in 87 results : IBA
  10. Antioxidants : 5 outcomes 28 studies in 89 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Pre-Eclampsia

  1. Eclampsia
  2. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  3. Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension (Hypertension, Pregnancy Induced)
  4. HELLP Syndrome
  5. Seizures (Seizure)
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Key Therapies for Pre-Eclampsia

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  1. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section) : 6 outcomes 53 studies in 671 results
  2. Prenatal Care : 3 outcomes 1 study in 69 results
  3. Epidural Analgesia : 3 outcomes 1 study in 20 results
  4. Contraception (Birth Control) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 17 results
  5. Catheters : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 29 results
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