What is the role of diuretics in preeclampsia?

Updated: Nov 29, 2018
  • Author: Kee-Hak Lim, MD; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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Despite the presence of peripheral edema, patients with preeclampsia are intravascularly volume depleted, with high peripheral vascular resistance. Diuretics should be avoided.


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