A 56-year-old male asked:
what is the treatment for isolated systolic hypertension? diastolic in the 60-80 range systolic 140-180.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge answered
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Multiple regimens: Depending on age, a systolic of 140-180 does not mandate treatment if the diastolic is low. Ace inhibitors and beta blockers would be first line treatments if needed.
Answered on Feb 25, 2017
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