Franklin Square, NY
A 50-year-old female asked:

Can you take an extra dose of your blood pressure medication for a usual pounding migraine? thank you.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 47 years experience
BAD IDEA: Your blood pressure medication is designed to handle your hypertension, and would not help headaches unless your blood pressure has gone sky high due to stopping the meds. You may have migraine, and this is NOT caused by your blood pressure only triggered. Too much meds can dangerously lower your BP. See your doctor and get all of this appropriately addressed.
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