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Did You Know: These Medications Can Cause or Worsen Hypertension and Are Sometime Overlooked?


      • Hypertension is among the leading causes of many health-related complications.
      • Medication-induced hypertension is a common cause of secondary hypertension.
      • Common medications that increase blood pressure include steroids and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
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      Department Editor Timothy Nguyen, PharmD, MBA, CCP, BCPS, is a professor of pharmacy practice at The Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY. He can be reached at [email protected] and would like to hear your ideas for future columns.