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Can medication for lowering blood pressure increase my blood pressure?

Can medication for lowering blood pressure increase my blood pressure?

Possibly: Everyone responds differently to BP meds and there have been reports of patients having an increase of blood pressure, for example related to renin levels, when started on BP meds. Remember however that our blood pressures rise and fall naturally throughout the day so it is important to follow trends over time. In some cases, the medicine is simply not working for you, not raising your BP. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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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Is it safe to take heart medications, blood thinners, and blood pressure medicine with penicillin?

Is it safe to take heart medications, blood thinners, and blood pressure medicine with penicillin?

Yes: Yes, in general penicillen has no negative interactions. But make sure the prescribing physician has a complete list of all your medications, supplements, and over the counter medications. ...Read more

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Can klonopin (clonazepam) your blood pressure ?

Can klonopin (clonazepam) your blood pressure ?

Not sure: Your question is incomplete. Klonopin (clonazepam) may lower your blood pressure as it may reduce anxiety. It is not a blood pressure medication, however. ...Read more

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Anyone ever used the blood pressure drug cozaar (losartan)?

Anyone ever used the blood pressure drug cozaar (losartan)?

Cozar: Yes I have used it for many years and it is safe and effective to control bp. ...Read more

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What lowers blood pressure without taking medication?

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What lowers blood pressure without taking medication?

Exercise & nutrition: Healthy lifestyle is best way to lower blood pressure w/o taking medication. That includes regular exercise, healthy nutrition (avoid excess salt), getting plenty of rest, losing belly fat as a result of all this, even meditating. Oh and quit smoking (don't start if you don't already do). Measure BP at home at rest & bring cuff in for calibration to allow proper interpretation of home BP. ...Read more

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Should you take levitra (vardenafil) with blood thinners and blood pressure medicine?

Should you take levitra (vardenafil) with blood thinners and blood pressure medicine?

Depends: There is no significant interaction with blood thinners. There are a few blood pressure medications that have interactions with Levitra (vardenafil) though. You should discuss with your doctor and review your medications before using levitra (vardenafil). ...Read more

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Is 125/80 an acceptable blood pressure while taking medicine for high blood pressure?

Is 125/80 an acceptable blood pressure while taking medicine for high blood pressure?

Acceptable: 120/80 is a desirable goal in the treatment of hypertension. Your reading is quite acceptable on your current medications especially if you're not experiencing any side effects. ...Read more

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Is it safe to stop taking high blood pressure medication?

Is it safe to stop taking high blood pressure medication?

DON'T STOP BP MEDS: Stopping hi blood pressure meds (even for 1 day) may cause blood pressure to rise to dangerous levels. I have admitted patients who did just that and had a stroke! do not stop medications without consultation with your physician. ...Read more

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Will lisopronil blood pressure meds lower potassium ?

Will lisopronil blood pressure meds lower potassium ?

Quite the opposite: No, lisinopril is more likely to raise potassium levels slightly by decreasing the amount of potassium removed in the urine. ...Read more

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I'm taking ziac (bisoprolol and hydrocholorthiazide) for blood pressure.. Will alcohol hurt me?

I'm taking ziac (bisoprolol and hydrocholorthiazide) for blood pressure.. Will alcohol hurt me?

Maybe,: It can further lower your blood pressure and cause more side effects. You need to have a normal blood pressure, but you don't need alcohol! ...Read more

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How to reduce blood pressure medication?

How to reduce blood pressure medication?

Diet and exercise: Watching your diet, specifically salt and salt derivatives are very important. Certain ethnic groups crave salt and use heavily salted food items because of the salt content. Be careful of msg, used widely as meat tenderizer. Exercise moderately, but regular will also help. ...Read more

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Can i take Robitussin-DM with high blood pressure medications?

Can i take Robitussin-DM with high blood pressure medications?

Yes: However, i would avoid cough medicines if you are ill, coughing helps clear out the mucus or phlegm in your airway. Only take it if you can't sleep. ...Read more

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Can you take anxiey meds buspar (buspirone) with the high blood pressure meds lispornal.

Can you take anxiey meds buspar (buspirone) with the high blood pressure meds lispornal.

Yes: In general for patients without severe kidney or liver impairment it is safe to take both Buspar (buspirone) and Lisinopril. No published drug interactions between these two medications. As a general rule of thumb, patients should always carry a list (written or on their phone) of ALL the medications and supplements they take so their prescribing physician can review. ...Read more

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What allergy medication can someone with high blood pressure take?

What allergy medication can someone with high blood pressure take?

Avoid decongestants: Primarily, you should avoid decongestants. Antihistamines such as zyrtec, claritin, (loratadine) and Allegra should be fine. Just avoid -d products. ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Methylergonovine (Definition)

Methylergonovine (Methergine) is a medication that increases uterine tone. This helps to stop post-partum bleeding. It should be avoided in women with high blood pressure as it usually causes a short-term ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Methergine (Definition)

Methergine is an uterus affecting agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more