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Corticosteroid-induced hypertension

Corticosteroid-induced hypertension: Introduction

Corticosteroid-induced hypertension: Corticosteroid-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by use of corticosteroids. Patients with an existing history of hypertension may suffer further blood pressure increases while taking corticosteroids. Severity of symptoms varies amongst patients depending on their susceptibility, underlying health and duration of corticosteroid therapy. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Corticosteroid-induced hypertension is available below.

Symptoms of Corticosteroid-induced hypertension

Treatments for Corticosteroid-induced hypertension

  • Reduce or eliminate corticosteroid use. Diuretics can help if corticosteroid use can't be stopped
  • Antihypertensive medication if steroids need to be continued
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Corticosteroid-induced hypertension

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Corticosteroid-induced hypertension: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Corticosteroid-induced hypertension

Prognosis for Corticosteroid-induced hypertension: Eliminating corticosteroid use can significantly reverse the blood pressure increase.

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