Drug-induced hypertension: an unappreciated cause of secondary hypertension.

@article{Grossman2012DruginducedHA,
  title={Drug-induced hypertension: an unappreciated cause of secondary hypertension.},
  author={Ehud Grossman and Franz H. Messerli},
  journal={European journal of pharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={763 Pt A},
  pages={15-22}
}
A myriad variety of therapeutic agents or chemical substances can induce either a transient or persistent increase in blood pressure, or interfere with the blood pressure-lowering effects of antihypertensive drugs. Some agents cause either sodium retention or extracellular volume expansion, or activate directly or indirectly the sympathetic nervous system… CONTINUE READING