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Posted on Thu, 27 Apr 2017 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: I take amlodapine 10 and benazapril 80 and need another med to lower BP. Cannot take beta blocker due to bradycardia and diuretic increased creatinine and decreased potassium. Trying now hydrazaline but do not like tid dosing and may be causing mild dizziness. What other options do we have with more convenient dosing?
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Answered by Dr. Rishu Saxena 30 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Take isororbite mononitrate once daily.

Detailed Answer:
Hi Dear,
Thank you for asking query on this forum.

As per your query best of option for you would be nitrates.
Take a long acting nitrate like isosorbide mononitrate once a day.
Nitrates are basically venodilator and have a long duration of action with minimal sode effect.

Thanks!
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