Severe hypertensive reaction to indigo carmine.


An episode of severe hypertension induced by indigo carmine is herein reported. Treatment with intravenous hydralazine was required to restore systemic blood pressure to a safe level. The reported association of indigo carmine with hypertension is reviewed.


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@article{Jeffords1977SevereHR, title={Severe hypertensive reaction to indigo carmine.}, author={D L Jeffords and Paul H . Lange and William C. Dewolf}, journal={Urology}, year={1977}, volume={9 2}, pages={180-1} }