I Am Female, Age 76, High Bp For Over 30
I would explain as follows:
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I passed carefully through your medical history and would explain that its important properly controlling blood pressure values. Some practical measures may be followed:
- Hydralazine daily dose may be increased from 50 mg three times daily to four times daily (every 6 hours);
- Labetalol from 100 mg 3 times daily may be increased to 200 mg two times daily (every 12 hours); if blood pressure remains persistently high after 3-4 days, further increased may be applied to 300 mg twice daily.
- ACEI or ARB drugs may be added (if no contraindications exist).
You need to discuss with your attendin doctor on the above mentioned issues.
Hope to have been helpful!
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Dr. Ilir Sharka