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Slightly elevated blood pressure levels. On medication for depression and blood disorder. What to do? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User: Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed
User:i just want to know some suggestions and inputs regarding my father
User:Age : 69 Height : 5.7 and w/t = 70 kg...
Doctor:Please proceed
User:but recently he got checked with b.p and it is 120/90
User:i just want to know is it normal or
User:any precautions need to take
User:i heard 120/80 is only normal
Doctor:The lower value of 90 is not normal
Doctor:Please repeat the measurement again
Doctor:If a minimum of 3 values are in 90 range, then he will need to be further evaluated
User:ok then u want me to be re-check the bp
User:then shall i come back with a recheck... or any more suggestions
Doctor:Please come back with the recheck
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
User:he is using 2 tablets daily... writing the names
User:szetalo plus and ecosprin av 75
User:as suggested by doctor for few months... he completed the course... can i get any insight regarding these medicines
Doctor:Szetalo plus is escitalopram
Doctor:It is used to treat anxiety and depression
Doctor:Ecosprin is anti-platelet
Doctor:He can continue to take both the medicines
Doctor:Are you following me?
Doctor:Is there more queries?
User:ok, so he will continue those... and will come back with bp report
Doctor:Yes, that is right
User:thank you very much
Doctor:Pleasure is mine
Doctor:Please do come back with the report
Doctor:Bye for now
User:ok madam
Doctor:See you too
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