Saint Louis, Missouri 63110


The purpose of this study is to determine whether postpartum administration of furosemide to women with antepartum hypertensive disorders (gestational hypertension, preeclampsia) or elevated blood pressure in the first 24 hours following delivery reduces severe postpartum hypertension.


Inclusion Criteria: Women > 18 years of age or emancipated minors Women undergoing vaginal or cesarean delivery at > 23 weeks gestation with: - Antepartum diagnosis of gestational hypertension - Antepartum diagnosis of preeclampsia - Antepartum diagnosis of preeclampsia with severe features - Mild hypertension (<150/100) in first 24 hours following delivery Exclusion Criteria: - Chronic hypertension - Allergy to furosemide - Pre-existing hypokalemia (serum K < 3.0 meq/L) - Chronic kidney disease - Serum Cr > 1.1 - Inability to obtain informed consent - Pre-existing diuretic use - Oliguria



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Methodius G. Tuuli, MD, MPH
Washington University School of Medicine

Shannon A Martin, RN
Phone: 314-362-8523

Backup Contact:


Location Contact:

Saint Louis, Missouri 63110
United States

Shannon Martin

Site Status: Recruiting

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Date Processed: March 16, 2018

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