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    wperry posted:
    Trying to regulate blood pressure. I was just subscribed a second dose of Lisinopril 20mg for evening. It didn't work so the added 1-Triamterene-HCTZ 37.5-25mg in morning. Now it is around 117/76. I took my evening Lisinopril. My question- should I take my Triamterene-HCTZ 37.5-25mg in the morning if it is still low? I probably can't reach nurse or doctor until late tomorrow or, possibly, Monday.
     
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    billh99 responded:
    117/76 is not too low, in fact it is near idea.

    However some people who have had high BP for a while might feel weak or light headed.

    BTW I believe that triamterene is potassium sparing; IE helps the body to hold onto potassium. But so does lisinopril.

    And excessive potassium can cause problems.

    Ask your pharmacist to see if this combination might be a problem. They more familiar with drug interactions then doctors.
     
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    leongsung responded:
    Hi wperry,

    It is great to know that you have a healthy blood pressure 117/76. For me, it is not necessary to take any medicine to regulate your blood pressure as taking excessive medicine have side effects on your body.


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