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Can i reduce the dose of ramipril 5mg if i have lower down my BP ?

Sir I am taking ramipril 5mg and now my BP reduced to 100 Sir I am taking ramipril 5mg OD and vertin 8 mg BD for last 1 month and now my BP reduced to 100/60 even 95/60 in the morning and 110/70 in the evening. Heart beat 71-78. Can I reduce the dose as advised by Med spl. I am 35 year old male normal build. All test carried out including ECO and TMT all are normal. Only problem I am facing is tiredness , giddiness always and aggravates in evening. Please help
Mon, 25 Apr 2011
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Dear thanks for posting query.It happens at time that because of some reason like anxiety,stress,tension the blood pressure rises and your doctors is compelled to start medicines because of high blood pressure.The blood pressure is now is low probably needs some dose adjustment.Please visit your doctor and he will take care of it.Also try some stress reliving measures like yoga,mediation and take proper rest.Avoid possible stress.bye and take care.
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