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    How long the high Blood Pressure medication takes time to work?
    Dhingli001 posted:
    Hello everybody,

    My father has high BP. And he been to doctor and he started having his BP medication for past week and half. He is currently taking two medication.

    I was just wondering how long does it take time for the high blood pressure medication to work?

    If somebody can help me out to find out I can provide with his details.

    Thank you!
    billh99 responded:
    The are a several of different classes of BP meds and a many meds within each class.

    Some can take effect within a few hours. Others take longer. Maybe 2-4 weeks.

    Your pharmacist, who knows exactly what meds he is on, might give a more explicit answer.

    If not call your doctors office and asks to speak to his nurse and ask this.

    BTW, lifestyle changes (diet, weight loss, and exercise) typically take 3 or more months to have effect.

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