By Daniel J. DeNoon
WebMD Medical News
Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD
Feb. 26, 2007 The most widely used medicines in the world -- over-the-counter pain drugs -- raise a person's risk of high blood pressure.
It's true for men as well as for women, suggest new findings from Gary C. Curhan, MD, ScD, and colleagues at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston.
The drugs in question include: