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Drug of choice for pregnant female suspected of having a baby with congenital adrenal hyperplasia is (AIIMS Nov 2011)
Ans. A Dexamethasone (Ref. : Goodman and Gilman 12th /123-29-1230)
To suppress fetal androgen production effectively and consequent virilization, dexamethasone must be initiated before 10 weeks of gestation.
Note: To treat congenital adrenal hyperplasia in baby hydrocortisone is used.