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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello Doctor
User :   This's xxxx
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr xxx here
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   My age is 28. I've High BP since 3days. So, doctor suggested to take Lostat-H
User :   Now i've checked when i wake up its 125/80 and 81 BPM
Doctor :   Has the BP been detected first time?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   Do you have any other symptoms?
User :   Slight Gidiness before taking tablets
Doctor :   Any other symptoms?
User :   and now after taking the tablet, I feel little bit gidiness
User :   yes, sometimes chillness to my body
User :   its rare
Doctor :   Thats because you have just started the medications
User :   oh
User :   I've family history of BP
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I've reduced salt and walk for 30min perday brisk walk
User :   taking veg salad along with lunch
Doctor :   Thats good. Brisk walk should be continued.
User :   When should i stop medications?
User :   Or do Lostat-H has complications?
Doctor :   If you are taking proper medications along with diet modification and lifestyle changes BP would be controlled.
Doctor :   You should not stop medications just like that because the BP may rise again
User :   Ok
Doctor :   You need to take it for sometime and then your treating doc may examine and then advise accordingly.
User :   very rarely, chilness may come near chest.
User :   But these were happening only after taking this medicine
Doctor :   Is it a kind of chest pain?
User :   nope
User :   no pain
Doctor :   Did you get any investigations done like CBC and Electrolytes?
User :   means feel like Heart beat rapid. not everytime
User :   nope
Doctor :   Then you need to get your self examined and see your treating doc, he may change the medication since Lostat H has side effect as increased heart rate.
User :   ok, Lostat-H has side effects?
Doctor :   It does cause Increased heart rate in some patients.
User :   i checked in Meter regularly. Heartbeat varies from 75 to 80 BPM
User :   rarely 85
Doctor :   If you feel the rapid heart rate regularly then you need to get yourself examined, though the heart rate up to 100 is normal.
Doctor :   It may be that some minor alterations in dose may be required.
User :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you followed what i have said?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Also get your CBC and Electrolytes investigated.
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
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