I took varapami 6 year ago but did not work my blood presure 160-89 thereafter Dr put me on metroprol with lisiniprinoand my water base I blood bressure went down normal. But after 6 yr in my blood Dr said that I have potassium 5.8 My new Dr put me on amaldopine 5MG since last 15 days But blood pressure goes to 145-87was
Hi, I am 23 years of age and was told 6 years ago after a routine appointment at the GP s that i had a raised systolic blood pressure. I had nothing done about it at that point. 2 years ago i went back to the GP again for an appointment regarding something else and they found my blood pressure had raised a lot to around 140-160/85-105. I had tests and scans to check my kidneys and heart as well as seeing a cardiologist and these all came back as borderline for treatment and she would see me again within a year. This was 2 years ago and i hadn t been to see the cardiologist as they haven t sent for me! So a few weeks ago i went back to the GP to see if they could chase it up - which they have and i have an appointment for the end of this month - however my GP has given me some medication called Almodipine and told me to start that at 2.5 mg for a few days then up it to 5 mg. I however think my high readings are just because i am having my blood pressure taken, even at home it is elevated but not as much as at the surgery. My issue is that 1) I am only 23 and do i want to be taking medication for life that i actually may not need because it is just high when taken? 2) What if i do take it and i don t need it because it isn t actually high? 3) Why give me it now when i am seeing a cardiologist in 3 weeks? Also i wanted to know how long it takes the medication to cause an effect? Is it the build up or on that day of taking the tablet it will work? Here are some of the home readings i have been getting iver the past few days - Also there is such a variation in readingS, why could this be? Day 1 - 7.30 p.m - 136/103 8 p.m - 139/92 Day 2 - 7.30 a.m - 139/93 12.15 p.m - 148/100 1 p.m - 152/82 8.55 p.m - 139/97 9.35 p.m - 132/85 Day 3 - 8 a.m - 136/88 8.20 a.m - 122/89 2 p.m - 134/77 3.30 p.m - 142/78 4.30 p.m - 139/85 As you can see it seems to have lowered towards day 3 but it ranges so much! The diastolic pressure seems to be more or less always elevated - Does the almodipine medication i have effect both numbers? I do understand that it is a calcium channel blocker which works by relaxing the arteries so lowering BP. I hope you can help ease my mind slightly! Thankyou!
Hi, question on BP . I am a woman, age 53, cholesterol 182 (mostly good, not on meds). I exercise daily (aerobic, some weights), have vasovagal syncope . Cardiologist says it is a mild case. I had been having low BPS like 90/50, some dizziness . No meds, told me to hydrate, increase salt intake. Stress test/echo last July was normal. Lower BP number he said did not adjust as quickly as he would like, but said not to be concerned. He said it often indicates that I will have high BP at some point in my life. No weight issues but I do have chronic fatigue . SO - here s my question. I went to the MD for another reason and my BP was 135 over 88. He said it was a little high but I am always very nervous at the MD office. He took it again a minute later and it was 120/80. He said to check it at home from time to time. So yesterday I checked it in the afternoon and it was 137/90. I feel like I am having some anxiety - probably over this! I checked it after exercising today (15 mins after) and it was 126/80, pulse 70. What does this all mean? pre-hypertensive?
I am 73 years oldman suffering from hypertension since last 20 years. since last three years I am taking single dose of olmezest Beta-25mg in morning and single dose of Olsar-20mg in evening. however I am experiencing acute weakness and indigestion, kindly give suitable guidance
hiya i am 33 weeks pregnant and i just messured my BP it is 156 over 101... i have been in hospital onmonday because my BP was up...they took blood and urine but both came back fine... imreally worried nowbecause the BP is still high.... any advise i should do now? thanks tasha
I am on 3 15mg tabs. of morphine a day, & a 30mg that is er. at bed. I want to taper off of them, but do not have a lg. quantity left. My pain mgmt. dr. lost his license, & it will be I don t know how long before I can get a new one, & I want to make my supply last that I have left.
Hi I have a BP monitor at home . Right now my reading is 130/86. I have a Bicuspic valve. Today I have been put on a low dose of BP medication after my clinic measured my BP at 151/113. This was taken immediately on arrival at the clinic after walking from the car park and a rather stressfull car journey. Am I right to be concerned about the starting medication on this evidence? .. I have recently had my personel BP monitor calybrated ..AGE 50 thank you
Patient: Female, 73 years, 6 months old, 5'7" tall, 230 lbs., in generally good health. Hypertension well controlled with medication, lifelong history of recurring clinical depression . Currently takes medication for depression and hypertension,...
Im a 70 year old stage two diabetic. I woke up in the night with dry heaves...I just went to the store and fell faint and nauseated. I rested for 30 minutes and felt a lot better. I home now and concerned ! I had low blood presure. Now its 128...