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On metoprolol xr 100 and Losartan 25 once a day. Pharmacist said imdur 30 mg will cause too much blood pressure drop (currently 140/80 at night). Safe to start on half the 30 mg dose to help with angina? are nitrates safe for kidney? Thanks

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Follow directions

Always follow your doctor's instructions carefully.
Of course, you may ask your doctor to explain any part you do not understand.

In brief: Follow directions

Always follow your doctor's instructions carefully.
Of course, you may ask your doctor to explain any part you do not understand.
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Dr. Mathew Chengot
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Have the doctor deci

have the decision on medication combinations as doc.
recommended .Pharmacist does not know enough about the disease and management they are chemists

In brief: Have the doctor deci

have the decision on medication combinations as doc.
recommended .Pharmacist does not know enough about the disease and management they are chemists
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Dr. Lee Marcus
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Why pharmacist

I am not sure why a pharmacist is giving this type of advice, which should be between you and your physician.
Secondly, given your current BP, it's not accurate. Thirdly, you should discuss with your doctor doubling your losartan to twice a day (the appropriate interval) rather than starting to add an additional medication. Imdur is safe for kidneys.

In brief: Why pharmacist

I am not sure why a pharmacist is giving this type of advice, which should be between you and your physician.
Secondly, given your current BP, it's not accurate. Thirdly, you should discuss with your doctor doubling your losartan to twice a day (the appropriate interval) rather than starting to add an additional medication. Imdur is safe for kidneys.
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