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Anti-hypertensive Pills

High blood pressure or hypertension can be managed with the help of antihypertensive pills, exercise, stress reduction, and lifestyle modifications. The medicines commonly used are diuretics, beta-blockers, calcium-channel blockers, central agonists, vasodilators, angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, and vasodilators.

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Can chronic kidney disease cause swelling in feet and tongue?

Query: Hello doctor, I have swelling on my feet and tongue as well. KFT report was normal only my creatinin was 1.6 mg/dL . It is a chronic problem. I have already used Lasilactone 50 mg and Torsemide 10 mg. But no relief. I use insulin Mixtard 40 units twice and Galvus Met 50/850 1 bd for my diabetes typ...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to According to your statement, you are suffering from chronic kidney disease. Now you have swelling on feet, ankles, and tongues. You have DM (diabetes mellitus) for 20 years. Do you suffer from an allergy? Or are you allergic to some foods, medications, irritants, et...  Read Full »

Though erection is achievable, I am unable to maintain it. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had ED for several years now. I am able to get an erection but I am unable to maintain it. I have been going to a men's clinic for seven months now and they have done the GAINSWave treatment and implanted a testosterone pellet last week. After all this, there has been no improve...  Read Full »

Dr. Ganesh Prasad Sankara Pandian

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your lipid values and blood sugar values are absolutely normal (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I would like to say a few points here. Lisinopril HCTZ (Hydrochlorothiazide) is a combo of two drugs in which HCTZ has erectile dysfunction as one of its si...  Read Full »

Why is there recurrent nocturnal high blood pressure in a patient on anti-hypertensives?

Query: Hello doctor, I am writing on behalf of my mother and she is currently facing the severe recurrent nocturnal high blood pressure problem. She has been constantly relying on anti-hypertensive drugs from the past five years and the situation is aggravating day by day. Moreover, she claims of facing h...  Read Full »

Dr. Isaac Gana

Answer: HelIo, Welcome to Nocturnal nighttime hypertension is a complication of primary secondary hypertension. It can lead to some cardiovascular complications. I usually treat my patients in this situation with Potassium supplements and advice that they avoid any sodium diet. Drugs like Los...  Read Full »

Why is my blood pressure high, and I am not able to sustain an erection?

Query: Hi doctor, My penis gets soft very quickly and I cannot sustain erection for a long time. Moreover, after one session, it is very difficult to cope up with the next session. Sometimes, when I use a condom it is very difficult for me to enjoy my sex. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Before we can make any conclusions, I request you to provide the following details, so an impression can be made about the cause of the problem. How long you are facing this problem of erection? How the problem started, whether it was sudden in onset or build up slowly ov...  Read Full »

My daughter had seizure and half of her face is not moving. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter has been diagnosed with end-stage renal failure and is on dialysis. Her blood pressure was very high last week and she had seizures. Now, she is in the hospital, but I do not think she is being cared properly. I think she has had a mini-stroke and half of her face is not movin...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to We are here to help you. I understand your pain. The facial deviation could be a stroke. An MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) brain is indicated to be sure about stroke. The line of management remains the use of antibiotics for infection, anti-hypertensives for...  Read Full »

Can I take medicine after getting a single high BP reading?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a digital BP monitor, and it always shows my BP normal. When I visited two RMP doctors, they also said my BP was fine. But, an MBBS doctor of 30 years experience says that my BP is 160/100 mmHg. I am very confused. Shall I take medicine to control BP?  Read Full »

Dr. Pooja Pardhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query. I suggest rechecking your blood pressure before starting medicines. Before checking your blood pressure (BP), please relax for at least 15 minutes. It will be better to check with a conventional mercury sphygmomanometer instead of a digi...  Read Full »

Can I take the missed morning dose of Teleact now?

Query: Hi doctor, I am hypertensive from the past 2 years. I forgot to take the morning dose of my antihypertensive pill, tablet Teleact. Can I take it now?  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Karanwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Take the dose immediately whenever you remember that you forgot to take the morning dose. This approach is better than not taking the dose at all.  Read Full »

I have high blood pressure. Please suggest.

Query: Hello Doctor, My blood pressure is up to 197/100 mmHg. My doctor keeps giving me tablet Bystolic and asked to take it for 10 days. Is that safe? I am a 53 year old male, usually great health.  Read Full »

Dr. Rohit Jain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your blood pressure is very high. Given your age, you are very susceptible to paralytic attacks and heart attacks and you should not ignore it at all. Tablet Nebivolol (Bystolic) is not enough to control your blood pressure. You need to get some basic tests...  Read Full »

I have side effects from BP medications. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a cardiac patient since 16 years after a massive MI followed by an angioplasty. Thereafter, I was taking medication to control high BP along with Aspirin as well as for cholesterol. Recently, I have another mild attack and did my second angioplasty. My BP is fluctuating between 150/9...  Read Full »

Dr. Rishu Sharma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Nebistar - Nebivolol is a beta blocker and is associated with dizziness and erectile dysfunction. I would suggest you shift from Nebistar 5 mg to Carvedilol 6.25 mg twice daily for two weeks and thereafter increasing the dosage to 12.5 mg twice daily optimum for heart ...  Read Full »

Can BP, cholesterol, and uric acid tablets be taken together?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from high BP, high cholesterol and elevated uric acid. My doctor prescribed Corvadil-A, Rosuvas-F and Febuxostat 40 mg. Is it fine to take all tablets together? Please suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, you can take them together. They do not interact with each other.   Read Full »

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