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Effects of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors on Fetus & Newborn

Purpose:

To determine if a neonate shows evidence of adverse effects associated with maternal use of an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

Objective:

response to therapy, adverse effects

ICD-10:

Y52.4

Description:

Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors can adversely effect both the fetus and newborn primarily because of its effects on the fetal kidney.

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