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Will my BP come to normal level after taking Amlopres 5 tablet ?

i consulted my doctor this evening he discovered that my BP was up to 190/ioo and he gave me amlopres5 will my BPgo down after taking it? this evening my BP rose to 190/100 and my Doctor gave me amlopre 5 will my BPgo down?
Mon, 9 Jan 2012
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Hi maurice ;
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What is your age will be the first question? If you are above 45 rs and you have BP of 190/100 then it is hypertension for which your doctor has rightly prescribed Amlopress 5 which is Amlodipine a anti-hypertensive so it will control your BP without any problems.The one thing you should do is to get the BP checked daily for at least a week after starting the medicine there after you can check it weekly or in 15 days as per your convenience and don't worry high BP is most of the time an accidental discovery and is diagnosed when you go in for a routine check up or some other medical problems.
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