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Can ambien cause a rise in BP ?

My father recently had valve replacement; couldn t sleep, doctor prescribed restoril first and then ambien to help with the sleeplessness. When home health nurse checked his blood pressure today, it was quite elevated. Could the use of either of these drugs cause this rise ?
Wed, 6 Apr 2011
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ambien is a medicine for sleepness it may higher blood pressure but not to much for hiim to have a fatalitiy ummmm that pill is like a pain killer only that it makes him fall asleep nothing to worry about nothing is going to happen best of wishes -carlos doctor in jackson memorial hospital
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