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Pain in lower back, have high BP. Taking Stamlo 5, developed chest pain. Suggestion?

I was diagnosed with high blood presure 3 months back when I went to a doctor for a pain in my lower back on both sides. I was advised to drink more water and told to take a dose of Stamlo 5 one tab every day.After I stared taking the tab my BP came down but I developed pains in my chest which I did not have earlier. Then Stamlo 5 was discontinued and I am on Olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg but still the pains are there.I never had any chest pains before I started taking the blood pressure lowering tabs. Please advise.
Asked On : Mon, 17 Dec 2012
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There is always a change of hypotension while you take tablets for hypertension.
This may increase the workload of the heart.
But persist pain of the chest needed to be evaluated.
You may have to consult a Cardiologist because hypertensives are more prone for heart disease the normal people.
He may advise you for ECG and ECho to assess you cardiac status and help us diagnosis the cause of the pain and treat it accordingly.
Answered: Thu, 15 Aug 2013
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