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What is Erythropoietin-induced hypertension?

What is Erythropoietin-induced hypertension?

  • Erythropoietin-induced hypertension: Erythropoietin-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by taking erythropoietin which is sometimes used to treat anemia in conditions such as chornic kidney failure. Patients with an existing history of hypertension may suffer further blood pressure increases while taking amphetamines and this can be serious. Severity of symptoms varies amongst patients depending on their susceptibility, underlying health and duration of erythropoietin use.

Erythropoietin-induced hypertension: Introduction

Types of Erythropoietin-induced hypertension:

Broader types of Erythropoietin-induced hypertension:

How serious is Erythropoietin-induced hypertension?

Prognosis of Erythropoietin-induced hypertension: If the problematic drug can be eliminated then the blood pressure usually returns to normal.
Complications of Erythropoietin-induced hypertension: see complications of Erythropoietin-induced hypertension

What causes Erythropoietin-induced hypertension?

Causes of Erythropoietin-induced hypertension: see causes of Erythropoietin-induced hypertension

What are the symptoms of Erythropoietin-induced hypertension?

Symptoms of Erythropoietin-induced hypertension: see symptoms of Erythropoietin-induced hypertension

Complications of Erythropoietin-induced hypertension: see complications of Erythropoietin-induced hypertension

Erythropoietin-induced hypertension: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Erythropoietin-induced hypertension.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Erythropoietin-induced hypertension.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Erythropoietin-induced hypertension: Nephrologist, Allergist/Immunologist, Internist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Erythropoietin-induced hypertension.
Treatments for Erythropoietin-induced hypertension: see treatments for Erythropoietin-induced hypertension

Name and Aliases of Erythropoietin-induced hypertension

Main name of condition: Erythropoietin-induced hypertension

Other names or spellings for Erythropoietin-induced hypertension:

Medication-related hypertension [Erythropoietin], Hypertension due to Erythropoietin

 

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