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Can the medicine I take give me high blood pressure?

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Yes. Certain drugs, such as amphetamines (stimulants), diet pills, and some pills used for cold and allergy symptoms, tend to raise blood pressure.

From: Causes of Secondary Hypertension WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: Onusko, E.  Jan 2003. Georgetown University Medical Center. Am Fam Physician,

Reviewed by James Beckerman on October 10, 2017

SOURCES: Onusko, E.  Jan 2003. Georgetown University Medical Center. Am Fam Physician,

Reviewed by James Beckerman on October 10, 2017

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