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Are there medications that could cause high blood pressure?

Are there medications that could cause high blood pressure?

Yes: Absolutely! There are multiple medicines that can raise blood pressure. Generally any medicine that has stimulant properties can cause your BP to go up. Rarely, albuterol can cause a transient rise in blood preessure. Are you taking anything else? ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Hypertension (Definition)

A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more


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Can high blood pressure medication cause neurapathy?

Can high blood pressure medication cause neurapathy?

Not likely: Antihypertensive medications such as the ones you have listed would be very unlikely to cause neuropathy. Hydralazine can rarely cause neuritis. ...Read more

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What are the high blood pressure drugs that cause erectile disfunction?

What are the high blood pressure drugs that cause erectile disfunction?

Physiology >>> Drugs: Rx meds (tools which influence body behavior in some way) outcome depends mostly on situation before. ↑ BP due to constricting arterioles, body wide, with same cardiac output. BP meds either ↓ heart output (not good) or, in some way, ↓ arteriole constriction, despite orders from brain (anger, frustration, fear +/- pain) to the contrary. Erection requires enough ↑ blood flow to penis, else no go. ...Read more

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Does high blood pressure medication cause nervous system side effects?

Does high blood pressure medication cause nervous system side effects?

Yes: Many hbp meds cause sedation. It would be most unusual for them to make someone feel apprehensive. But for any given individual, most anything is possible, even though rare. ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure medication cause nervous system side effects? Can any docs explain?

Can high blood pressure medication cause nervous system side effects? Can any docs explain?

Depends: It depends on the exact med you're taking and the dose. Dizziness, especially when first standing, is a relatively common side effect. Beta blockers can cause fatigue but blunt panic and prevent migraine headache. Clonidine often causes fatigue. ...Read more

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Causes for high BP I am on atenolol 62.5 mg and I still have very high BP can certain medications give you high blood pressure? Also I am young, fit

Causes for high BP I am on atenolol 62.5 mg and I still have very high BP can certain medications give you high blood pressure? Also I am young, fit

Hypertension: Most people who have hypertension or high blood pressure have no known cause aside from obesity & excess salt. Yes, some medications can raise blood pressure. But in young people & those who need 5 or more drugs, we worry about renal artery stenosis, Conn syndrome, pheochromocytoma etc. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-pressure/basics/causes/con-20019580 ...Read more

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Can topamax (topiramate) help for other ha's besides miagranes & can this medication cause high blood pressure or any serous problems? I take 2x a day 25mg each

Can topamax (topiramate) help for other ha's besides miagranes & can this medication cause high blood pressure or any serous problems? I take 2x a day 25mg each

Clusters also: Topamax (topiramate) can also be used to treat cluster headaches. As with any medication side effects are possible. The most common side effects fortopamax are numbness & tingling, fatigue, taste change, weight loss, difficutly with concentration/memory. This if course, is not a complete list. Check the insert that came with your rx for complete list of side effects. Elevated BP is not one of them. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain at the base of your skull in back of head? Age 61. High blood pressure medication. Male, active, otherwise healthy,

What could be the cause of pain at the base of your skull in back of head? Age 61. High blood pressure medication. Male, active, otherwise healthy,

Many possibilities: I would not try to make the diagnosis yourself. You need to see a physican and tell your story. They may then order labs and other tests to define the problkem. ...Read more

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I'm 48 years old suffer from high blood pressure on medication lately both my arms and hand are achy what has cause this?

I'm 48 years old suffer from high blood pressure on medication lately both my arms and hand are achy what has cause this?

Could be: Medication side effect, congestive heart failure or atypical angina. Or it could be nothing. Impossible to tell on forum such as this. Please speak to your doctor about it. ...Read more

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Out of clonidine, hydralozine, amalodipine, coreg (carvedilol) and losartan. Which is the high blood pressure drug would most likely cause erectile dysfunction?

Out of clonidine, hydralozine, amalodipine, coreg (carvedilol) and losartan. Which is the high blood pressure drug would most likely cause erectile dysfunction?

Of the drugs listed: clonidine is the only one commonly associated with ED unless diuretics are involved. However, other factors may play a role: uncontrolled BP, elevated lipid levels (cholesterol, LDL, triglycerides), emotional factors, insulin resistance/diabetes. The dose of drug is important factor: higher doses may cause problems whereas lower doses do not. Some supplements may also be involved. ...Read more

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Should I take high blood pressure medications with a rest reading of 150/106?

Should I take high blood pressure medications with a rest reading of 150/106?

Yes.: That's simply too high, especially if this would be a normal reading for you. If you get numbers like this regularly, you need medication. ...Read more

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Can there be safe pain relievers I can take while on high blood pressure medications?

Can there be safe pain relievers I can take while on high blood pressure medications?

See below: Other than those that act on norepiephrine (nucynta (tapentadol) and tramadol) I think any would be fine. The two that I exclude are simply ones that may interfere with your BP control, but are not absolute contraindications. ...Read more

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Why some high blood pressure medications do not work?

Why some high blood pressure medications do not work?

It is difficult to: Answer in a few lines. It depend on several factors: medication compliance, race, co-morbidities, underlying disease other than hypertension, pain, hormone and many more. Better to discuss with your primary care on this subject. ...Read more

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What are the most effective high blood pressure medications?

What are the most effective high blood pressure medications?

Many types: Their are many types of effective blood pressure medication.. Treatment should be tailored to the individual patient based on medical conditions. If the patient has heart disease beta blockers are considered best medicine. If the patient has diabetes or kidney failure then angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors are best. Many times combinations will be needed. ...Read more

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Why do high blood pressure medications tell you to stay out of the sun?

Why do high blood pressure medications tell you to stay out of the sun?

BP: Some antihypertensives can sensitize the skin to sunlight and make sunburn easier. By lowering the peripheral resistance the BP meds can make on more volume sensitive and make dehydration easier and more serious in the heat. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are some effective high blood pressure medications?

Could you tell me what are some effective high blood pressure medications?

Blood pressure: There are many effective antihypertensive meds including diuretics, beta blockers, Alpha blockers, calcium channel blockers, and a variety of direct vascular inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers and angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and others also. ...Read more

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Can I take Robitussin-DM with high blood pressure medications?

Can I take Robitussin-DM with high blood pressure medications?

Yes: However, I would avoid cough medicines if you are ill, coughing helps clear out the mucus or phlegm in your airway. Only take it if you can't sleep. ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure medications give you erectile dysfunction?

Can high blood pressure medications give you erectile dysfunction?

Absolutely: If you are experiencing ed on blood pressure medication, ask your doctor to switch you to another one which may not have that effect. They are not all the same. ...Read more

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What are high blood pressure cause s and cure?

What are high blood pressure cause s and cure?

Multiple causes: There are many causes of high BP. Aging and hardening of arteries are the most common causes. Very few have cure. The treatments can be directed to the specific causes, if known. However, essential hypertension is one when the cause is unknown. Most high BP can be controlled but not cured by behavioral treatment, lifestyle modification, diet, exercise, weight loss and medication. ...Read more

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What causes high blood pressure in a young man in his 20's?

Genes, aldosterone,: From 15-35% of hypertension results from secondary causes (excess hormones, abnormal blood vessels). This is more likely to be the case in a young person, especially if no family history of high blood pressure. If your BP is verified as high, secondary causes should be evaluated, and if ruled out, treated with lifestyle changes and if necessary, medicines. ...Read more

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What can cause high blood pressure?

What can cause high blood pressure?

Different causes: Many factors contribute to this:
Diet. Sodium causes water retention therefore increased BP
Age and calcification of vessels, less compliant
Stimulants (Caffeine)
Stress
Genetics and enviornmental factors ...Read more

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What medications stop high blood pressure?

About 3000 or more: Different classes of HBP medicines are (to name a few)
Diuretics
calcium channel blockers
ACE inhibitors
ARBs (angiotensni receptor blockers)
Alpha and beta blockers
and several more ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more


Dr. Sewa Legha
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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)

Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure occurs when blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. A systolic blood pressure (top number) is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum contraction and a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum relaxation. ...Read more