What medications lead to high blood pressure
Taking certain medications leads to increased blood pressure and the development of arterial hypertension. You
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List of medications that may increase blood pressure while taking them:
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) – ibuprofen (Nurofen, next), naproxen (nalgesin, apranax);
Drugs for cough and cold – which is composed of pseudoephedrine (tylenol, grippers), phenylephrine (Theraflu,
Vasoconstrictor nose drops (nasal decongestants) – naphazoline, galazolin, nazol etc.
Antidepressants – venlafaxine (velaxin), MAO inhibitors, tricyclic antidepressants, fluoxetine (proflusak);
Drugs for weight loss – sibutramine (Reduxine);
Combined oral contraceptives;
Preparations with licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra);
Alcohol, stimulants and narcotic substances (cocaine, amphetamine, ecstasy) - no comments, everything is clear.
Taking the above groups of chemicals and substances is fraught with the development of hypertensive crises, especially in patients with
patients with pre-existing hypertension. Monitor your blood PRESSURE while taking any of these medications
If you have increased blood PRESSURE while taking these medications – you need to cancel them or replace them with a drug with
an alternative mechanism of action.
The choice, cancellation or correction of the therapy should only be carried out by a doctor! Don't self-medicate,
so as not to harm your health!