Fast Five Quiz: Are You Prepared for a Hypertensive Emergency?

Ali A. Sovari, MD


July 02, 2014

Agents that may cause a hypertensive emergency include cocaine, MAOIs, and oral contraceptives. Withdrawal of beta-blockers, alpha stimulants (eg, clonidine), or alcohol also may cause a hypertensive emergency.

For more on the etiology of a hypertensive emergency, read here.


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