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Blood pressure is 199 over 135. Is it normal?

my blood pressure is 199 over 135 im 50 yr old female is this normal i was just perscribed topal? my blood pressure is 199 over 135 im 50 yr old female is this normal i was just perscribed topal?
Sat, 12 Dec 2009
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No, it is considered hypertension. The last number being most important. I don't know what Topal is. If it's a medicine for something other than hypertension, then I would call my doc. Either way, I would want to have my bloodpressure monitored to see what has to be done to lower it.
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