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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Is BP of 140/90 a cause for concern?

I am 69 yrs old, not overweight, and a non-smoker. I am currently taking 35 mgs Lisinopril and 5 mgs amlodipine. My BP has crept back above 140/90. Should I increase dosages of these two meds, or would a third medication work in conjunction with these two? Bill Hearn
Fri, 6 Jan 2017
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Nothing to worry about, in long run sometimes the anti-hypertensive drugs due to long period of consumption loose their effects so a different anti-hypertensive will do the job. Consult your physician for changing the drug.

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