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blood pressure medication too high dose for eldelry

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Lazar
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Effect,not doses!: We really don't talk about the dose as high or low, provided that the drug (drug combination) is doing its job without side effects. You never w ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
33 years experience Cardiology
Propanalol: If its the once a day preparation no it's not too high a dose.
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A 88-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Your Dr's input.: In general 1 mg of melatonin can be an appropriate starting dose. But- you need to talk to your own doctor before you start any new herbal or suppleme ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Melatonin: I would recommend very low dose, on "as needed basis", between 0.5 & 1 mg.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
No: If you have high blood pressure, you should take your medication daily.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Urine: White stringy bits are unlikely to be related to the blood pressure treatment unless perhaps you are passing congealed protein. Discuss with your doct ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Yup: Sometimes elevated BP lasts a lifetime. As long as the drugs are working an having little or few side affects just keep going.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ehsan Ansari
30 years experience Cardiology
Yes: High BP as long as it is treated and has no end organ dammage should not prevent someone to join the army.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
51 years experience Cardiology
Bp is dynamic: BP may change time to time depending on salt intake, wt, exercise, stress and physical activity and hence meds have to be adjusted weekly or monthly.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
BP control.: Certain life situations will cause the BP to rise even if you’re on medications; this can include exercise and episodes of emotional stress or physica ... Read More
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