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What will happen if I miss taking my medication for gout, hypertension and dyslipidemia?

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What happens if I miss thre or more days of this medication ?
Posted Fri, 27 Apr 2012 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha 32 minutes later

Thanks for the query

You are taking medications to treat Gout, Hypertension and Dyslipidemia.

The following things may happen if you miss one or more days of your drugs.

1. Your cholesterol may not be under normal limits anymore
2. Your blood pressure might shoot up, pre-disposing you to its complications like eye injury, stroke in the form of bleeds into your brain, damage to the brain, kidneys
3. Clogging of arteries - most XXXXXXX being arteries of the heart predisposing you to heart attacks
4. Gout pain may come back and won't be under control anymore
5. Stopping citalopram will make you irritable and sleepless

I hope I have answered all your queries. If there are no follow up queries please press on the accept button.

Wishing you good health

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