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High BP w/ new RX
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An_254096 posted:
1st day taking new BP RX Atacand HCT-BP has been high all day-172/111 being the highest. To get it down I took my old BP RX-over the last 1 1/2 hrs. it has dropped to 132/100-Was this OK to do??
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billh99 responded:
No medical professional normally responds in the forum.

Also you did not indicate what your old BP RX was. And there are many other variables such as dosage, other meds, other medical conditions that would affect this.

Best ask your doctor.


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