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What causes headache and high BP after having cholesterol reducing medicines? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jul-2014
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User:Hello Doctor, My father had CABG on April 30th, is using colestrol lowering medicines. Is having headaches since 10 days an elevated BP about 150/100. using MetXL 12.5 4 times since yesterday. Is also sweating
User:Kindly suggest
Doctor:Sweating in general is not an issue.
Doctor:It is also not related to the medicines he is on.
Doctor:MetXl is an important drug since it controls blood pressure as well as reduces heart rate
User:ok Doctor. I am concerned if sweating is related to Heart
Doctor:this action helps in stabilizing the heart.
Doctor:No, sweating is not directly linked to the heart.
Doctor:If your father is otherwise comfortable, has no chest pain and is breathing well
User:Yes he has no chest pain and breathing is also fine
Doctor:and is able to perform his activities without problems
Doctor:then it is unlikely to be related to the heart.
User:apart from these mentioned issues, no other problems
Doctor:If you feel he is sweating a lot, you can inform the doctor who can check for other causes.
Doctor:As per my opinion, he seems to be stable.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:yes I am following you.
User:I would take him to doctor incase he sweats lot
User:Thanks a lot Sir
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:I have no other queries sir
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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