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How come some people take more than one type of antihypertensive medication? Isn't that dangerous?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: No

Each anti-hypertensive medication, regardless of class, lowers BP by 10-15 points on average.
If BP is high, multiple drugs, judiciously chosen, working by different mechanisms are routinely administered to reach target BP.

In brief: No

Each anti-hypertensive medication, regardless of class, lowers BP by 10-15 points on average.
If BP is high, multiple drugs, judiciously chosen, working by different mechanisms are routinely administered to reach target BP.
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