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My mother is taking BP pills. If she misses to take a day, Is this dangerous ?

My mother is taking blood pressure pills. Sometimes she misses a day. Is this dangerous? What should I do?
she takes 50-25 mg Atenolol/chlorthalid (tenoretic) 1 per day in AM
Tue, 15 Dec 2009
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Missing one day dose of Tenoretic 50 is not a problem. However, hypertension medication is meant to be taken daily, so please make an effort to do so. Do not double the dose to catch up! Tomorrow just resume the normal routine of 1 per day in the AM. Cheers!
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