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How dangerous is a bp of 70/30? and could a big drop in blood pressure be caused by iv morphine?

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Dr. Lonna Larsh
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Dangerous: Depends on if you have other health problems. For an elderly person with heart disease or other vascular problems, a blood pressure of 70/30 could be fatal. For someone young and healthy, it could be tolerated very well. Yes, IV morphine will quite likely cause a drop in blood pressure.

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