TABLE 8

Common Pharmacologic Agents Associated With Elevated BP in Children

Over-the-counter drugsDecongestants
Caffeine
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
Alternative therapies, herbal and nutritional supplements
Prescription drugsStimulants for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Hormonal contraception
Steroids
Tricyclic antidepressants
Illicit drugsAmphetamines
Cocaine
  • Adapted from the Fourth Report.1