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Having high blood pressure, high pulse rate, become low on walking. What to do?

I have high blood pressure . i was on mg of bystolic , moved, didnt have insurance so stopped taking it. when I got insurance i had an attack where i woke up in the middle of the night. My pressure was 160/110 wiith a high pulse rate. went to the ER got put on bystolic. presusre stoll high. went to the doctor got 5mg of Bysolic blood pressure got low 117/68 ish normally. had another episode bp was 145/98 heart rate 145bpm one night. calmed myself down. now My blood pressure was very low upon waking. 98/64. I don t know what to do...
Asked On : Fri, 11 Jan 2013
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Bystolic is a beta-blocker – it is good for both pressure and high pulse rate.
The dose of 5 mg is not a big one.

Such wide fluctuation in pressure and rate may not be related to the drug.

On the other hand, it indicates the need to look for conditions like PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA.
Your description appears to fit well with this possibility.
Discuss with your physician.
You need investigations.

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Sat, 12 Jan 2013
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