Will blood pressure meds hide or mask my preeclampsia?
But then why do I need to take BP meds if they don't stop preeclampsia?
Can I start BP meds early in order to prevent preeclampsia?
How should I take my meds?
How long does it take for my BP meds to kick in?
Can they give me magnesium sulfate instead of BP meds?
When should I call my medical team or provider?
My BP is 120/80 (or similar number). Can I stop taking my BP meds?
Will my BP rise after I stop taking my meds?
I missed a dose of my meds, what do I do?
I was above my call-in number, but it was time for my meds. I took them, and an hour later, my BP went down. Should I still call?
I'm above my call-in number, but I'm not due for another dose for a while. Should I take my meds early?
Are BP meds safe to take while breastfeeding or pumping?
Will my body become dependent on BP meds and be unable to regulate my BP on its own?
Please note: avoid grapefruit while taking BP meds, as they interact badly with the medication. Please also be wary when consuming alcohol with BP meds as they can increase the effects of the medication - it’s always a good idea to check with your doctor before consuming alcohol.