ACE inhibitors during the first trimester MIGHT increase the risk of birth defects

A new study suggests that using ACE inhibitors during the first trimester MIGHT increase the risk of birth defects.

This is a surprise.

We know that exposure to ACE inhibitors and ARBs during the second and third trimesters increases the risk of fetal death.

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