Some Medicines to Raise Low Blood Pressure?

Q:
Some medicines to raise low blood pressure?

A:
Low blood pressure is also known as hypotension, it refers to the situation that your blood pressure is lower than 90 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg) for the top number (systolic) or 60 mm Hg for the bottom number (diastolic).

Some prescription and over-the-counter medications can help you to raise your blood pressure.

  • Certain pain and anti-inflammatory medications include Piroxicam (Feldene), Naproxen sodium (Aleve, Anaprox), Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB.
  • Hormonal birth control pills.
  • Caffeine pills.
  • Cold medicines such as Pseudoephedrine (Sudafed) and Phenylephrine (Neo-Synephrine).
  • Immunosuppressants include Cyclosporine (Neoral, Sandimmune) and Tacrolimus (Prograf).
  • Certain stimulants include Methylphenidate (Ritalin).

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