A 46-year-old member asked:
to restore bp in hypotensive crisis should they give you prostigmin (neostigmine)?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
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.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
If when I miss my BP meds, why do I get a headach and feel bad...?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
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.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
If hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) doesn't work to lower BP what would be the next med?
2 doctor answers • 11 doctors weighed in
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.
6.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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 answers • 4 doctors weighed in
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.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
I have a low BP problem, please suggest some remedy?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Cardiology 31 years experience
Stay well hydrated: And increase the salt content in your diet.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Do you know of a different BP med that doesn't cause urine loss?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 47 years experience
BP meds: There are many non-diuretic anti-hypertension medications available. Discuss your concerns with your prescribing physician.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 23, 2019
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