A 45-year-old female asked:
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i'm on lisin/hctz 20/12.5. lately my pressure is high. can i take 11/2 pills to help the pressure to go down.?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Yes, you could try this as you are on a low dose. Track response of BP & let your physician know.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
Dr. John Szawaluk
31 years experience Cardiology
Sounds: Like you need a higher dose or even an additional medication. Not a good idea to increase your medicines without speaking with your doctor. Call or see your doctor asap.
Answered on Dec 25, 2014
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