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High blood pressure, now low, so could taking the pills be stopped?, taking telma h, not able to gain weight, diet plan needed. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with the query.
User :   as my mother is having high BP problem but from few days her bp is 75 110. it is feasible to stop taking bp tablets
Doctor :   I think you might need to get her bp checked everyday for 1 week and then change the dosage as per the blood pressure
Doctor :   waht is she taking
User :   yes have checked the bp and from last 20 days it is below 75 110.
User :   she is taking telma h
Doctor :   Then you will have to lower the dose or take half of it
Doctor :   After consulting physician
User :   ya but if she continues then her bp comes down
Doctor :   No, it might shoot up if she stops, so reduce it to half or change to different lower drug
User :   so wanted to ask you that if we discontinue the medicine then would there be any effect on heart
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   Why do you want to discontinue, it is in normal range because of medicines
User :   if she takes he medicine then she suffers from low bp
Doctor :   Ok,
Doctor :   Please consult physician to lower the dose
User :   ok
User :   one more thing
Doctor :   Yes
User :   I am not able to gain weight as i am having proper diet
Doctor :   Ok., what is your weight , height.
User :   weight is 54 and 5.7 height
Doctor :   ok,
Doctor :   We have a dietician in our panel who will make a customised diet chart for you.
User :   ok
Doctor :   send me your phone number
Doctor :   ok
User :   also if a person wants to visit your clinic do u charge for hsbc inv employee or its free
Doctor :   This facility is only for online chats and diet consultation and online queries.
Doctor :   Our clinical practise is not related to this company.
User :   ok so u want me to chat with dietician
Doctor :   She will call you.
Doctor :   Within few hours.
User :   ok but when can i expect the call
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have anymore queries.
User :   no thanks
Doctor :   kindly login for further medical queries.
User :   it was nice chatting with .. thanks a lot
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   kindly login for further medical queries.
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