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A 30-year-old male asked:

Atenolol 25mg or asomex 2.5mg(amlodipine) which is the best treatment for high blood pressure. am just 32 years old with high blood pressure of 140/80?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Blood pressure : Each drug has its own characteristics and drs. Choose between them by the doc's assessment of what the patient needs. They both are effective.
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Dr. Kyle Murray
Pharmacology 11 years experience
Other conditions?: Do you have any other illnesses? Both medications are effective but the side effects differ. For example, I would recommend avoid atenolol or similar medications in people with depression. Do you exercise and eat a balanced diet? You're blood pressure could be brought under control with diet and exercise and without medication if you haven't already given that approach a good trial first.
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Last updated Jul 4, 2015

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