Madiha Rafique

Senior Woman Medical officer Gynaecology, Peoples University of Medical and Health Sciences for women Nawabshah, Pakistan


  • Research   
    Role of Vitamin D for the Prevention of Pre-Eclampsia in Pregnant Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Author(s): Hina Akmal Memon*, Madiha Rafique, Sarwat Khalid, Rizwana Perveen, Rahila Imtiaz and Nazish Naqvi

    Aim: The goal of this study was to determine the role of vitamin D supplements in preventing pre-eclampsia during pregnancy. Study design: Randomized controlled trial Place and duration: This study was conducted at District health quarters hospital Jamshoro @kotri /Bilawal Medical College hospital Kotri, Pakistan from March 2020 to March 2021. Methodology: Pregnant women between the ages of 18 and 35 years with a single pregnancy, normal blood pressure, and a gestational period of 24 ± 1 week were enrolled and were allocated into 2 groups that is group A and B. Vitamin D was not given to Group A. Group B, the study group members received vitamin D 25,000 IU orally (Cap OPT-D) every two weeks for up to 36 weeks, regardless of vitamin D status. Women were visited every two weeks for prenatal checkups during the follow-up phase (28th to 36th week) to investigate any signs or sympt.. Read More»

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