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Body mass index to be reduced and blood pressure is low - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My bp is 110/90 and I am on Avapro 150mg. I have been working on my weight and have lost 75 lbs. Is this BP bad and do you think I need to see a doctor to adjust my meds. My normal prior to weight loss was 120/80
Doctor :   Hi,
User :   Good evening
Doctor :   May i know your present height and weight ?
User :   71 inches 255 BMI is 36
Doctor :   The BP is alright
Doctor :   need not worry
User :   At what point do you think I need my meds adjusted. I had surgery for weight loss so my goal is 200 lbs.
Doctor :   when your systolic reads less than 100 and the diastolic less than 70 you should be alarmed to consider change in the medication
User :   Ok thanks for your time. Have a good evening
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Take care
User :   Will do
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