U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 46-year-old member asked:

to restore bp in hypotensive crisis should they give you prostigmin (neostigmine)?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Terrence Cohen
Cardiology 46 years experience
Possibly: This may be necessary. To goal is to address the cause of the low blood pressure. For example, if due to acute bleeding, replacement of blood volume is appropriate. If due to vasodilation, vasoconstrictors are helpful. In severe crisis, combinations of treatments are needed.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
$30 per visit with
membership

Similar questions

MS
A 29-year-old member asked:

If when I miss my BP meds, why do I get a headach and feel bad...?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Danielle Jones
Dr. Danielle Jonesanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 8 years experience
High Blood Pressure: Depending on the type of medication you are taking, missing even one dose of a blood pressure medication can cause significant elevations of blood pressure. Headache, fatigue, confusion and overall "bad" feeling are symptoms commonly reported with elevated blood pressures. It is important to take these medications regularly to avoid potentially life-threatening consequences of high blood pressure.
Dr. Danielle Jones
Dr. Danielle Jones commented
Obstetrics and Gynecology 8 years experience
Provided original answer
You're very welcome, Star~diva.
Oct 19, 2011
A 25-year-old member asked:

If hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) doesn't work to lower BP what would be the next med?

2 doctor answers11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Depends: On who we are and what other medical conditions we might have. Some meds work better in certain ethnic groups. Other meds are picked if you have heart disease or diabetes. Talk with your doc about the best choices for you.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Medications are one route...and they can be very effective. Consider a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner as well. TCM sees the person as a whole, and there are herbs and specific dietary changes that may help as well and over time may help you not need medication.
Jan 13, 2012
A 28-year-old member asked:

Baby will be 1 yr in june. Taken by c se at 35 wkc due to pih. Bp still kind of high but dr says no meds. Would it be unwise to start trying for #2?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
Geriatrics 21 years experience
Optimize yourself: You should try to optimize you health as much as possible. Reduce your sodium intake to less than 2000mg daily. Eat less than 2000 calories daily and make every effort to achieve your ideal weight as determined by your doctor.
A 31-year-old member asked:

I have a low BP problem, please suggest some remedy?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 31 years experience
Stay well hydrated: And increase the salt content in your diet.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Do you know of a different BP med that doesn't cause urine loss?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Howard Rubin
Cardiology 47 years experience
BP meds: There are many non-diuretic anti-hypertension medications available. Discuss your concerns with your prescribing physician.

Related questions

A 30-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 39-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 42-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 45-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
$30 per visit with
membership
Last updated Sep 23, 2019

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.