Can antidepressants cause high blood pressure?

Generally no, But there are many antidepressants out there. It would be helpful if you were asking about a specific one and we could answer better. There are some that can cause minor EKG changes, there is one that can cause a significant increase in blood pressure but it isn't used much anymore. Antidepressants are often used with people who have hypertension so it is not considered an aggravating factor.

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Whats wrong I have retetnion of fluid esp. On antidepressants. I am post menapausal. Severe dizziness an high blood pressure. Causin anxiety. Help?

Go see ur family doc. Unfortunately, you didn't mention/list your medications, aside from omeprazole, some of which can cause fluid retention. Too much blood pressure medication can also lower BP excessively leading to dizziness which can then cause anxiety. So tell your family doc about your concerns and ask about adjusting your medication regimen. Good luck! Read more...

Can prednisone cause high blood pressure?

It can. Prednisone is an oral corticosteroid and is associated with increased intraocular pressure (glaucoma) and generalized rise in blood pressure as well. This may, at least partially, be due to fluid retention and increased blood volume. Steroids given by other routes--inhaled/topical/injection--do not seem to have this side effect. Blood pressure should be monitored carefully when taking prednisone. Read more...

Will testosterone cypionate I'm cause high blood pressure?

It might. Testosterone therapy can increase blood pressure readings, yes. It'd be important to have your doctor check your testosterone levels to see if the dose is correct. Read more...
Not if properly. dosed. If you have low testosterone and supplement it properly, it should LOWER your blood pressure. If you overdose, you could RAISE your pressure. It gets more complicated and you have to make sure you are working with a doc who really understands hormones. But if done properly, should not raise blood pressure. Take care. Read more...

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...

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...