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Does aspartame cause high blood pressure

A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
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Not "cause": In reality we do not KNOW the true cause of high blood pressure. We do know many things that will drive it up in a predisposed individual. Considering... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Increase BP: "Nicotine, found in traditional and electronic cigarettes, has proven to constrict blood vessels, temporarily raise blood pressure and heart rate, and... Read More
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
All cigs increase BP for say 20 min so if you smoke a pack a day (20 cigs) you will have HBP TILL you go to sleep. Not much data on vaping. Don’t bet... Read More

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Dr. Christian Assad
Cardiology 14 years experience
Different causes: Many factors contribute to this: Diet. Sodium causes water retention therefore increased BP Age and calcification of vessels, less compliant Stimulan... Read More
Dr. James Chapman
Cardiology 41 years experience
Genetics: 95% of all hypertension is genetically determined, with no reversibile cause. Less commonly, an adrenal tumor, call pheochromocytoma can cause high b... Read More
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Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Cardiology 23 years experience
Gnc vita pack: Not known. No adequate data on its effect on bp.
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Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Yes: Absolutely! there are multiple medicines that can raise blood pressure. Generally any medicine that has stimulant properties can cause your BP to go... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Yes it can: Common side effects are: dizziness, constipation, or dry mouth. However, it is a possibility that Phenergan (promethazine) can cause a of blood pressu... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: High blood pressure occurs in 8% of patients on femara (letrozole).
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Celexa (citalopram): Rare, at higher daily doses above 40mg. More commonly there is lowering of blood pressure.
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Unlikely: Local corticosteroids are acetylated and therefore are unlikely to give an significant systemic issues that are another but very temporary.
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Dr. Louis Krenn
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Not reported: Black cohosh has not been reported to cause high blood pressure. One listed potential complication may be low blood pressure.
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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Not usually: I think that high blood pressure would be a very rare side effect of Prilosec as many patients with known hypertension take it without aggravating the... Read More

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