A 28-year-old female asked:
My husband has prescribed amlodipine 5mg+valsartan 80mg.he consumes alcohol around 4 beers.what is the risk and worst case? shoud he skip taking pills
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 30 years experience
Stop/reduce alcohol: Alcohol can lead to dehydration, and taking blood pressure medications with dehydration can cause to steep a drop in blood pressure.
I would recommend stopping alcohol, or at the lease reducing amount, as opposed to stopping/skipping pills.
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