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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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What causes elevated blood pressure level while on Metoprolol?

hi, I'm 62 male, had a stent in coronary artery, taking 12.5 mg metoprolol and 160 mg valsarten, 85 mg aspirin, weight 180, ht 5'9"...had bp taken and systolic was high 153/80-85 after 2 or 3 reading with home battery operated monitor. Cause for concern?
Fri, 21 Apr 2017
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Hello There !
Thank you for asking HealthCareMagic .
I have gone through your question and I understand .
Your blood pressure it's near normal considering to your age .
I would suggest to measure it 2 day for 1 week and to see how your blood pressure changes .

Take Care !
Dr Balliu.
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