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If I am pregnant, is it safe to use Teveten?

It is not safe to take the blood pressure medication Teveten (eprosartan) during pregnancy, because it may cause birth defects and affect kidney function in the developing fetus, leading to death or serious injury. The risk is greatest after the first trimester. This is why experts recommend alternative medications during pregnancy.

If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, speak to your doctor before taking Teveten. If you are taking the drug and become pregnant, call your doctor immediately.

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