• 7 months ago

    Multiple high blood pressure meds

    I take Losartan 100mg, amlodipine 10 mg, Metoprolol 75 mg, and HCTZ 25 mg daily. I take my medications religiously and yet my blood pressures are running very high. Today I had to leave work early because my BP was 236/122 and my vision in my right eye was very distorted. I can't take an Ace inhibitor because it makes me cough severely. I have taken clonidine and valium in the past and it helped but I think my current doctor doesn't want to try this. I don't want to have a stroke and I'm really worried I could if I don't get this under control soon. I have been treated for high blood pressure since I was a teen and weighed 115 lbs soaking wet. I'm 57 now, a female and I need to lose 80 lbs. Any suggestions and yes I have started a low calorie, low sodium, cardiac diet and I drink at least 5 (20) ounce bottles of water a day and I never have smoked, I drink maybe 2 glasses of red wine a month, and I have trouble sleeping and I have stopped all caffefine.

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  • 6 months ago

    RE: Multiple high blood pressure meds

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