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24 Possible Causes for Digitalis Toxicity, Hypertension, Prolactin Increased

  • Hypoglycemia

    On hospital day 8 the patient developed hypertensive emergency and was taken to the operating room for exploratory laparotomy.[] Hyperinsulinemia can also result from in utero or perinatal stress (eg, maternal hypertension, prematurity, small for gestational age, hypoxia, Caesarian delivery). [5] These[]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Hypertension Hypertension is generally controlled with benzodiazepines; refractory hypertension may require the antihypertensives nitroprusside or phentolamine.[] Toxic concentrations of digitalis can cause nearly every known arrhythmia.[] […] of the hypertension.[]

  • Acute Renal Failure

    Author information 1 Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Georges-Köhler-Haus, Fleckenstr. 4, 24105, Kiel, Germany[] Nitrate therapy may help reverse fluid shifts by reducing hypertension temporarily through vasodilatation.[] Due to uncontrollable hypertension, our patient was hospitalized at the intensive care department where intravenous nifedipine was started, with good instantaneous control[]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Anemia, progressive bone loss, cardiovascular pathologies such as hypertension and heart failure, as well as dyslipidemia are the most important long-term complications of[] Aetiology Diabetes, hypertension, glomerulonephritis.[] Hypertension High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, occurs when the pressure of the blood flowing against the blood vessel walls is above the normal range.[]

  • Myxedema

    […] to prevalence of the effect of alpha-adrenergic receptors, increased catecholamines, and increased systemic vascular resistance, causing some patients to have diastolic hypertension[] […] kinase, Hematocrit, Glucose and Prolactin are also measured.[] Other findings may include checking: Elevated 3rd generation TSH level Elevated Cholesterol Increase in liver enzymes Low Sodium level Increase in Antimicrosomal antibodies[]

  • Morbid Obesity

    Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis can lead to portal hypertension, which can further manifest as upper gastrointestinal bleeding.[] Prolactin levels were increased in six patients but front hypophyseal hormone levels were within normal range in the rest of the patients.[] Similarly, 22.0% of Veterans obtained partial and 13.0% obtained complete resolution from hypertension.[]

  • Reserpine

    […] could reduce risk for hypertension-related complications.[] Increase in serum prolactin with chronic administration of rauwolfia alkaloids; overdoses may cause initial increase in excretion of urinary catecholamines; decreases with[] Newball HH, Byar DP "Does reserpine increase prolactin and exacerbate cancer of prostate? Case control study." Urology 2 (1973): 525-9 32.[]

  • Diuretic Toxicity

    A bipolar patient receiving lithium therapy developed a toxic state with a serum lithium level of 3.9 within 2 weeks of beginning hydrochlorothiazide treatment for hypertension[] Digitoxin is another form of digitalis. Digitalis toxicity can be caused by high levels of digitalis in the body.[] Newball HH, Byar DP "Does reserpine increase prolactin and exacerbate cancer of prostate? Case control study." Urology 2 (1973): 525-9 155.[]

  • Addison's Disease

    Addison's disease may be complicated by hypertension and less commonly by heart failure.[] […] of anticoagulants; could lead to digitalis toxicity in patients on digoxin, due to hypokalemia Pregnancy C - Safety for use during pregnancy has not been established.[] Prolactin may be increased in newly diagnosed celiac children and adolescents and decreases after 6 months of gluten-free diet.[]

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    Retention of sodium and water followed by edema, increased blood volume and hypertension. 3.[] Growth (GH) Protein Soft tissue, bones Cell division, protein synthesis and bone growth Thyroid Thyroxine (T4) and Triiodothyronine (T3) Iodinated amino acid All tissue Increase[] She reports a past medical history of hypertension, which she was told was related to "adrenal gland disease."[]

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