A number of drugs or chemicals have been implicated as the cause of pulmonary hypertension.


Anorexigenic agents (high risk):

(1) aminorex

(2) fenfluramine

(3) dexfenfluramine


Drugs of abuse:

(1) amphetamines, including methamphetamine (moderate risk)

(2) cocaine



(1) toxic rapeseed oil (high risk)

(2) L-tryptophan (moderate risk)

(3) chemotherapeutic agents


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