rebound hypertension


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rebound hypertension

Hypertension after withdrawal of an antihypertensive drug.
See also: hypertension
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For example, omission of a dose of a short-acting calcium channel blocker or beta blocker can result in significantly increased systolic and diastolic blood pressure and heart rate during the following two days and rebound hypertension (Johnson & Whelton 1994).
Moreover, the drug's strong tissue penetration and long half-life meant that rebound hypertension upon discontinuation was a nonissue.
This will avoid clinically significant rebound hypertension.