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Drug-induced hypertension

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

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
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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

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Misdiagnosis and Drug-induced hypertension

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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, 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. 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, 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 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 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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Drug-induced hypertension: Animations

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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