Are there any meds , aside from caffeine , that increase blood pressure . I know physical exercise can produce a temporary increase but I am wondering about something that can increase it for hours. Starting with a pressure like 60/40 ? Assume hydration and electrolytes are good .

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    Yes, there are, but a pressure of 60/40 usually indicates a severely ill individual who needs immediate medical attention, quit possibly in an ICU. Could you clarify what you're asking?
    – Carey Gregory
    Nov 3 '17 at 2:14
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    fludrocortisone comes to mind. Nov 3 '17 at 7:56
  • The medical industry is unable to help ; See a cardiologist regularly ( 3 days ago). Typical BP , 6 AM = 189/ 110 then 7 AM= 73/43 ( today) , and low for the rest of the day. I am sure an ICU would screw me up worse. Nov 3 '17 at 14:18
  • Sounds like an autonomic problem. See neurologist. Nov 3 '17 at 19:56
  • The GP Dr did not like the fludrocortisone for me. I have asked the oncologist for his ideas, Nov 5 '17 at 15:30

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