Anti-depressants and high bp.

Q: I stopped taking my anti-depressant medication and my blood pressure is no normal. Is high blood pressure an anti-depressant side effect?

A: Yes, medicine used to treat depression can increase blood pressure.  Before prescribing any drug, a doctor must consider the benefits of the medicine against the risks associated with taking the drug.

Further Reading:
Depression Lowers Blood Pressure, but Antidepressants Increase It –
Hypertension and Antidepressants –

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (8 votes, average: 2.75 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...