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Have high BP. On alprazolam, minpress, labetatol. Are they safe to be taken?

Hi, I have problems with high blood pressure, at pressent 185/98, I am on the following tablets,
Alprazolam 1mg half nocte,
asprin 100mg 1 once a day,
Imdur Durules 120mg sustained release1 once a day,
Labetalol Hydrochloride 200mg1 tablet twice a day,
Minipress 1mg 1 tablet three times a day,
Physiotens .2mg 1 nocte.
My blood pressure still seams to stay up. could these tablets be work against each other, who do I see to check out if tablets are suitable for my body

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chris Meech
Asked On : Sun, 14 Apr 2013
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Cardiologist 's  Response
Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

All the tablets are not for pressure - Alprazolam is for anxiety / Imdur for angina / aspirin is anti-platelet (blood thinner)... and so on

The last three are for pressure...
If the pressure is not controlled, you may have to change them to newer ones -
The most common ones are Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (like Olmesartan) / Diuretic (like Thiazide) / Calcium Channel Blocker (like Amlodipine).
These three are drugs are the most used ones / introduce one, step up to maximum dose / add another and step up / add a third one
When stable - controlled well - change to a combination product...
Discuss with your doctor / Cardiologist or nephrologist is the ideal one...

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Sun, 14 Apr 2013
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Cardiologist Dr. Johann Christopher's  Response
You need to be investigated for secondary hypertension
Nicardia retard 20mg twice daily
Stop ecosprin till bp controlled

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