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.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

All the answers published in this website are written by Verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.

Can anxiety and B12 deficiency cause sudden chest pain?

Query: Hi doctor, After having anxiety, my health condition started going down. Until that day, I was active. I use to do jogging, yoga, and play tennis every day. after that, I was not having good sleep. I got chest pain and severe constipation. My doctor told me to have Alprax 5 mg. After taking it, I h...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Vitamin B12 deficiency occurs in people who follow a strict vegetarian diet. Otherwise, it occurs rarely. I suggest you take B12 supplements. B12 deficiency causes megaloblastic anemia, neurological symptoms such as tingling, and numbness in d...  Read Full »

Is the QRS contour abnormality normal for a patient with severe diabetes and hypertension?

Query: Hi doctor, My father experienced chest pain and back pain two days ago. He is 74 years old and diabetic. His BP was 130/84 mmHg and he takes medicine for high BP. His pulse rate was 95. His fasting sugar reading is 126 and PP is 154 with medication. We went for an ECG and something written on the gr...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Pillai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your doctor has done the right thing. All those abnormalities mentioned by the ECG machine including the so called inferior infarct are a consequence of hypertension (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The final call on the ECG has to be taken by the treat...  Read Full »

Should I take medicine for BP after a single high 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 »

Suggest any remedy to reduce my grandma's high blood pressure.

Query: Dear Doctor, Suggest any remedy to reduce my grandma's high blood pressure who is going to undergo cataract surgery soon. She is 72 years old and has diabetes too.  Read Full »

Dr. Sini. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.comWhat is her blood pressure? Depending on her BP, you can give her one of the below medicines: She can take tablet Telmikind-H 40mg in the morning, if her BP is less than 160/90 mmHg. If it is not coming under the control with morning dose alone, then she can take one table...  Read Full »

My blood pressure is up to 197/100. My doctor keeps giving me Bystolic. Is that safe?

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 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 done to rule ...  Read Full »

My mother had uterus removal, and now the blood supply to her brain is blocked. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,My mother was diagnosed with an infection in the uterus. It was removed after surgery. She also had surgery for appendicitis. Now, the doctor says that the blood supply to the brain is blocked. And they said the only option is to give pressure medicine which may help to improve the bloo...  Read Full »

Dr. Abhaya Kant Tewari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) suggests multiple infarcts (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). There is a need to give her blood thinners, and antihypertensives are needed in addition if she has hypertension. I guess the doctors ar...  Read Full »

How to control blood pressure in a COVID-19 patient?

Query: Hello doctor, I have COVID-19 infection for the past six days, and I am taking tablet Ivermectin, tablet Doxycycline, Multivitamin tablets for five days. I did a CT scan and blood test yesterday. My chest scan is fine, but my BP is very high. It was 151/88 mm Hg three days back. Now it is 172/110 m...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 1) Did you have high BP (blood pressure) before or recently developed? 2) Which anti-hypertensive medicine are you taking?  Read Full »

Why are my blood pressure readings consistently high?

Query: Hello doctor, Yesterday my blood pressure reading was 180/120 mm Hg without any known cause. After checking again two hours later, my blood pressure reading was 170/120 mm Hg. After another four hours, the reading was 160/110 mm Hg. Today my blood pressure reading was 160/110 mm Hg. After checking ...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If blood pressure is raised for the first time, I would advise taking short-acting antihypertensive for few days. Monitor blood pressure, and if stable, then long-acting medicine will be started. Take Tablet Captopril 25 mg three times a day. Before starting, have se...  Read Full »

Why is half of my daughter's face not moving after a seizure attack?

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 movi...  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 brain is indicated to be sure about stroke. The line of management remains the use of antibiotics for infection, anti-hypertensives for blood pressure control and dialysis as...  Read Full »

ask-doctor-img Ask a Doctor Online

* Your first query consult is free!

Search for a Health Issue

Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.