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Woodland Hills, CA
A 44-year-old female asked:

Will losartan h 50mg and metoprolol 5mg a better choice to lower moms blood pressure.she is 76yrs & takes telma40mg once and cilicar5 mg twice now.

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
BP Rx: Asks if one BP Rx is better than other for 76 Mom. ANS: neither you list is a diuretic and the SHEP study (in elderly) demonstrated that chlorthalidone is all that is needed in most. So have her ask why why she is not on this to start with. She may not need any thing else. Nothing is better in the elderly.

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