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    Default Women With Lupus Have A Higher Risk For Preeclampsia

    DMARD Use Rare in Pregnancy; May Pose Slight Preeclampsia Risk New research reports that women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have a two-fold increase in risk of preeclampsia - a dangerous condition in which pregnant women develop high blood pressure (hypertension) and protein in their urine (proteinuria) after 20 weeks of gestation...

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    Has anyone been on plaquinil and/or prednisone (not a DMARD but still common used in lupus) during a pregnancy here? Were babies born without complications? I am specifically wondering about developmental difficulties but also interested in hearing about cases of pre-eeclampsia or pre-term labour?

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