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A 76-year-old female asked:

i have uncontrollable blood pressure. i am currently on metoporol conodine benicar and tekturna hct (aliskiren and hydrochlorothiazide). still can't control it.

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 33 years experience
A full work up: Secondary causes need to be ruled out like adrenal adenomas, renal artery stenosis etc. Then if no other cause found then starting you on meds like your on is reasonable. Sometimes drugs like Minoxidil is needed this is very potent if this doesnt work then newer techniques like radiofrequency ablation near the kidneys may be used.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Bp : When blood pressure is that difficult to control there is general some vascular, kidney or endocine problem making the BP so difficult to control. Should discuss with your doc, might need referral to BP specialist.

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