A 54-year-old female asked:
When is the right time to take high blood pressure pills, morning or afternoon?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Harinder Gillanswered
Cardiology 41 years experience
Dosing time: Depends on the agent & its half life in the blood,once daily agents with no diuretic action I usually advise at evening or bedtime as there is diurnal variation in BP control.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Are high blood pressure pills worth the bother?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Calvin Weisbergeranswered
53 years experience
High blood pressure: High blood pressure medication is given to try and normalize blood pressure. If blood pressure remains high, the chances of heart attack, heart failure, kidney failure and stroke are all significantly increased. Since we've been treating high blood pressure with the medications, all these complications have decreased significantly. We doctors believe it is worth the bother if the medications work
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Last updated Mar 2, 2020
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