My mother has had her blood pressure taken today which read 220/120. Last week it was 200/100. She has been taking blood pressure tablets for a year or so. I am concerned that it is so high. Her doc has prescribed more hypertensive drugs to take alongside the one she currently takes (ramapril).
Hi, Thanks for your query. Her BP is still high and any reading above 160/100 mm Hg is dangerous. I feel you need an emergency evaluation and treatment. Please visit an ER or a cardiologist at the earliest for further management of her BP. Let me know if I can assist you further. Dr Vishesh
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