Drug-induced hypertension: Introduction
Drug-induced hypertension: Drug-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by taking certain drugs or medications e.g. corticosteroids, cyclosporine, amphetamines, alcohol and estrogens.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Drug-induced hypertension is available below.
Symptoms of Drug-induced hypertension
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symptoms of Drug-induced hypertension
Treatments for Drug-induced hypertension
- If the drug that is causing the high blood pressure is a form of medication, it may be possible to reduce, discontinue or find an alternative for it. Otherwise, other drugs may be used to reduce the blood pressure
- more treatments...»
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Drug-induced hypertension: Complications
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Causes of Drug-induced hypertension
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Drug-induced hypertension: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Drug-induced hypertension
Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is
an often overlooked medical condition that causes a...read more »
Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss,
there are varying degrees of severity.
It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart attack,...read more »
Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also
many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid heartbeat.
In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal.
It...read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed,
leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed.
People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack,...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can simply...read more »
Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis
of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial hypertension,
is often a misdiagnosis in obese patients.
Exertional dyspnea leads to a...read more »
Obesity-related conditions undiagnosed in children: A variety of conditions
are associated with obesity (see obesity), but these tend to be undiagnosed more often
in child patients...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is...read more »
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Drug-induced hypertension: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Drug-induced hypertension
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Prognosis for Drug-induced hypertension
Prognosis for Drug-induced hypertension:
If the problematic drug can be eliminated then the blood pressure usually returns to normal.
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