The effects of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on blood pressure in hypertensive patients.

@article{Snowden2011TheEO,
  title={The effects of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on blood pressure in hypertensive patients.},
  author={Stanley S Snowden and Robert Y Nelson},
  journal={Cardiology in review},
  year={2011},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={184-91}
}
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are ubiquitous medications used by a wide range of people from otherwise healthy normotensive patients to hypertensive patients with many significant comorbidities. Through a variety of mechanisms related to prostaglandin inhibition, including sodium retention and vasoconstriction, these agents may increase blood pressure. This leads to potentially detrimental effects. A review of the current literature regarding this topic yielded 2 meta-analyses… CONTINUE READING

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