What causes high blood pressure despite taking Olmat H?

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Posted on Mon, 8 Jun 2015 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: I am taking Olmat 40 H tablet 2 times a day , but still my BP at evening around 5-6 pm remain 150/110 , what should I do , I am diabetic too..takes Gemer 1 forte tablet twice a day....sugar remains in control. , what I should do for my BP control.
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Answered by Dr. Anantharamakrishnan 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Combination of 2 or 3 drugs are necssary in most people

Detailed Answer:
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Most people need 2 or 3 drugs
Generally, we add a small dose of diuretic (say 12.5 mg) of HydroChloroThiaZide (HCTZ) or Chlorthalidone
If necessary, we add a third drug - Calcium Channel Blocker (CCB) like Amlodipine
Once the values are stable – change over to a fixed combination of these drugs / and once a day / – to make compliance easy.
The treating doctor could conclude better based on total clinical picture… and give appropriate prescription. It should not be done by patient himself...

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