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An_254008 posted:
I have been out of my medication for a week and my blood pressure reading is ranging from 169 to 181 over 91. I took medication 5 hours
ago and would like to know if I can take another?
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billh99 responded:
There are a number of different classes of BP meds. They work by different action on the body. And they have different side effects.

Taking extra of some can be very dangerous, other might be OK.

Also it depends on your dosage and other medical conditions.

You might try asking your pharmacist.


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