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What is the best time to take blood pressure medicine?

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Dr. Sergio Schabelman
Cardiology 48 years experience
Depends of which: But in general, medications for hypertension that are taken once a day could be taken anytime but usually at the same time of every day. Do what is best to remind you to take the medicines (important). Associate the taking of meds with something you do at the same time(i.e.: brushing teeth, breakfast, dinner, etc) If meds are given twice a day try to take them 12 hrs appart

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Blood pressure medicine--what is best if renal damage?

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Dr. Rick Koch
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Varies: This varies greatly depending upon the extent & etiology of your renal "damage". Please consult with a nephrologist.
A 44-year-old member asked:

What happens if you take too much blood pressure medicine?

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Dr. Sergio Schabelman
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Wrong question: The main question should be "what happens if you have uncontrolled hypertension?", and for that I could have a short or long answer, but you did not ask. It does not make any difference how many medications you take to control hypertension as long as the BP is well controlled and you do not have many side effects.
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What's the best way to control blood pressure other than medicine?

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Dr. Malina Milan
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Blood pressure: You should increase your cardiovascular activity, lose weight, avoid smoking and drinking alcohol in excess. Low salt diet. If your blood pressure remains elevated despite optimal lifestyle changes then medication may be the next option. Take care!
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What are the best medicines to raise blood pressure?

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Table salt: While not a medicine, table salt intake will increase BP, Medications that do increase BP use the same mechanism, namely, increase hydrostatic pressure, for example, florinef (fludrocortisone).
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A 26-year-old female asked:

When is the best time to measure blood pressure?

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Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 44 years experience
When relaxed: There are certain factors that can cause blood pressure to temporarily rise: stress smoking cold temperatures exercise caffeine certain medicines try to avoid as many of these factors as you can when taking your blood pressure. Also, try to measure your blood pressure at about the same time each day but also check your blood pressure several times during the day to see if it fluctuates.

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