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Review: could Hypertension cause Petechiae (Bleeding into the skin)?

We study 209,517 people who have Hypertension from FDA and social media. Among them, 217 have Petechiae (Bleeding into the skin). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Hypertension (high blood pressure) (latest reports from 1,143,390 patients) can be treated by Lisinopril, Atenolol, Amlodipine Besylate, Metoprolol Tartrate, Norvasc, Diovan.


Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin) (latest reports from 35,182 patients) has been reported by people with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, multiple myeloma.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 209,517 people who have hypertension are studied. Among them, 217 (0.10%) have Petechiae.

Trend of Petechiae in hypertension reports

Gender of people who have hypertension and experienced Petechiae * :


Age of people who have hypertension and experienced Petechiae * :


Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (35 people, 16.13%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (33 people, 15.21%)
  3. Depression (25 people, 11.52%)
  4. Hypercholesterolaemia (20 people, 9.22%)
  5. Hyperuricaemia (18 people, 8.29%)
  6. Prophylaxis (17 people, 7.83%)
  7. Diabetes mellitus (16 people, 7.37%)
  8. Pituitary tumour benign (14 people, 6.45%)
  9. Renal failure (14 people, 6.45%)
  10. Pain (13 people, 5.99%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (40 people, 18.43%)
  2. Diovan (34 people, 15.67%)
  3. Aspirin (30 people, 13.82%)
  4. Prednisolone (28 people, 12.90%)
  5. Omeprazole (25 people, 11.52%)
  6. Indapamide (23 people, 10.60%)
  7. Enalapril maleate (23 people, 10.60%)
  8. Carvedilol (23 people, 10.60%)
  9. Simvastatin (21 people, 9.68%)
  10. Norvasc (20 people, 9.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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