Skip to content


    Attention All WebMD Community Members:

    These message boards are closed to posting. Please head on over to our new WebMD Message Boards to check out and participate in the great conversations taking place:

    Your new WebMD Message Boards are now open!

    Making the move is as easy as 1-2-3.

    1. Head over to this page:

    2. Choose the tag from the drop-down menu that clicks most with you (and add it to any posts you create so others can easily find and sort through posts)

    3. Start posting

    Have questions? Email us anytime at [email protected]

    blood pressure medication
    miamiprice77 posted:
    My blood pressure been averaging 150-160 over 92. I hope the 2 medications perscribed will make me feel alot better. I have never had blood pressure problem. Norvasc 5 mg and microide 12.5 mg
    I took both and crossing my fingers.
    billh99 responded:
    Studies have shown that taking at least some of you BP at night time gives better BP control.

    However, the Microzide is a diuretic. You don't want to take that at night.

    Helpful Tips

    High Blood Pressure/Weight Loss
    Lossing a significant amount of weight will help your blood pressure go down and possibly get you off of your medication. I know people who ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    18 of 20 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    For more information, visit the Duke Health General and Consultative Heart Care Center