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A 38-year-old female asked about a 65-year-old female:

Doctor prescribed 50mg losartan potassium daily to lower blood pressure. blood pressure fluctuates a lot recently (very high/very low daily). should she take the medication also when blood pressure is normal? we cannot reach doctor during pandemic.

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Dr. Daniela Torres
Dr. Daniela Torresanswered
Specializes in Medicina General
See below : Hi there, Hi there, losartan should be taken each day at the same time daily, and do not stop the medication unless the BP decreases dramatically.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Telemedicine: Agree with Dr. Torres. Try reaching your doctor again. Germany and many other countries have begun to slowly relax restrictions. Many physicians have adapted their practices to provide telemedicine.

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