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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more


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How long does it take before accupril (quinapril) lowers blood pressure?

How long does it take before accupril (quinapril) lowers blood pressure?

Few days: You will have some effect early on, but will have to wait at least 5-7 days to see the true effect of the medication. ...Read more

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How long does Benicar (olmesartan) 20 milgram takes to lower blood pressure when u take it the first day..

How long does Benicar (olmesartan) 20 milgram takes to lower blood pressure when u take it the first day..

About an hour: It takes time for the medicine to be absorbed from the GI tract. Generally, you can expect to start seeing the effect after an hour. However, you will need to take the medicine daily for the medicine to reach its maximum effect after about 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take to lower my blood pressure?

Can someone tell me how long will it take to lower my blood pressure?

5-14 days: Your blood pressure will begin to lower with your first dose of medication, but it make take as long s 2 weeks on the new med to see where your blood pressure will level off. ...Read more

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How long will it take for lebetalol to lower my blood pressure?

How long will it take for lebetalol to lower my blood pressure?

Depends: After starting labetalol, you should detect improvement in your BP within 1-2 weeks. If your BP remains elevated, you may require a higher dose. This should be followed closely by your obstetrician. Pregnancy and high blood pressure are not "good bed fellows". ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to lower blood pressure after making positive changes?

Blood pressure: It depends on what we're doing, doing hypertensive crisis we use intravenous medicines to get blood pressure into normal range within minutes hopefully. In elective blood pressure treatment can be days to weeks to get to pressure goal. ...Read more

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How long should it take for a diuretic to lower blood pressure?

How long should it take for a diuretic to lower blood pressure?

Few days: It usually takes several days to see a consistent effect on your blood pressure. Most diuretics lower the blood pressure by 6-10 mmhg. ...Read more

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How long will it take for a diuretic to lower high blood pressure?

How long will it take for a diuretic to lower high blood pressure?

Time diuretic effect: In general a diuretic will lower the BP within 2 weeks if your BP is diuretic responsive. This will depend on how much salt you eat as well. I recommend trying the DASH eating plan see check list to test if your BP is diet sensitive first.Takes only 2 weeks but check with your team or consult me for more details. ...Read more

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