Use of Medications That May Raise Blood Pressure Among Adults With High Blood Pressure

JAMA Internal Medicine

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What The Study Did: In this nationally representative survey study of about 27,600 U.S. adults, 14.9 percent reported using medications that may cause an increase in blood pressure, including 18.5 percent of adults with high blood pressure.

Authors: Timothy S. Anderson, M.D., M.A.S., of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.6819)

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