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A 37-year-old female asked:

my husband age 45 takes blood pressure medicines twice still his bp is high..., when his bp is high creatinine level also increases..?

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Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 31 years experience
See Below: He needs to see a nephrologist or a hypertension specialist for further evaluation.
Dr. Richard Williams
Pharmacy 18 years experience
Kidney involvement: Not that uncommonfor a hypertensive to need more than 1, 2 or 3 medications to control bp. Agree to certainly have him investigate the creatanine issue.
Dr. Howard Rubin
Cardiology 47 years experience
Hypertension: His accelerating hypertension needs more thorough evaluation possibly with a nephrologist and soon.
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Hypertension: I have several questions. Is his BP worse now than it was 6 months ago? Is he taking more than 4 BP meds? Does he have an increasing creatinine? If the answer is yes, you should see a nephrologist (n) to make sure he is on maximum doses of his BP meds. If he is, causes for uncontrolled hbp such as a renal artery stenosis or conn's syndrome, need to ruled out. Ask your h's doctor to refer him.

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