Most NSAIDs produces little blood pressure elevations of about 10 mm Hg for a short duration. NSAIDs are useful primarily in the treatment of inflammation, mild to moderate pain, and fever. You can use it if you are having inflammation along with low blood pressure. Specific uses may include for the treatment of headaches, arthritis, sports injuries, and menstrual cramps.
How NSAID does works to raise low blood pressure? NSAIDs in adequate dosage may probably inhibit cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) in the kidneys, which reduces the excretion of sodium and thus increases intravascular volume.
Available NSAID brands of low blood pressure medications: are Aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil®, Motrin®, Nuprin®, etc.) and naproxen (Aleve®).
Who can use NSAID medications? If you are having any acute or chronic conditions with pain and inflammation, such as arthritis, migraine, etc.
What can expect from NSAID drug medication? It helps to relieve pain as well as increase your blood pressure marginally, approximately 3 to 5 mmHg.
What are some possible side effects of NSAID drugs? Side effects are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, decreased appetite, rash, dizziness, headache, and drowsiness. NSAIDs may also cause fluid retention, leading to edema. The most serious side effects are kidney failure, liver failure, ulcers, and prolonged bleeding after an injury or surgery.
Possible drug interaction with NSAID: It decreases the efficacy of diuretics, and inhibits the elimination of lithium and methotrexate. It causes hypocoagulability may be serious when combined with drugs decrease blood clotting, such as warfarin. It may interfere and reduce efficiency of SSRI antidepressants.
NSAID recommended daily dosage: Generally, the oral dose is 200 to 400 mg minimal and 800 to 1,200 mg maximum daily dosage.