Fast Five Quiz: Type 2 Diabetes and Pregnancy

Anne L. Peters, MD


May 11, 2022

Although lisinopril is contraindicated in pregnancy, it should not be suddenly stopped. Rather, lisinopril should be transitioned to an agent that is approved for use in pregnancy. In addition, unless the patient is at high risk for cardiovascular events, stain medications, such as atorvastatin, should be avoided during pregnancy. It is important to stop these medications before stopping OCPs.

Metformin may be helpful to reduce insulin resistance and improve fertility in people with PCOS.

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