What are the possible adverse effects of antihypertension medications in the treatment of pediatric nephrotic syndrome?

Updated: Mar 04, 2020
  • Author: Jerome C Lane, MD; Chief Editor: Craig B Langman, MD  more...
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Answer

Blood pressure medications have numerous adverse effects, which can include the following:

  • Hyperkalemia and acute kidney failure (ACE inhibitors, ARBs)

  • Hypotension

  • Bradycardia (beta-blockers)

  • Fatigue

  • Sedation (clonidine)

  • Electrolyte disturbances (diuretics)


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