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High Blood Pressure Medication

High blood pressure medication is a type of drug that helps lower blood pressure. It can be used to treat hypertension or high blood pressure, which can lead to heart disease and stroke. High blood pressure medication may also be used to treat symptoms of high blood pressure, such as headaches, chest pain, dizziness, and fainting. High blood pressure medication includes Beta blockers, Calcium channel blockers, Ace inhibitors, and diuretics.

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I have developed erectile dysfunction and have no stimuli for sex. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, From the past two to three months, I did not get stimuli for sex and am suffering from erectile dysfunction. I am 32 year old. Currently I am taking high blood pressure medication from the past two years (Telma 20 tablets). My routine is hectic. Please suggest to me what to do. Thank y...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you very much for consulting us. Erectile dysfunction and loss of libido are two main issues which are related to stress and hormonal imbalance and can be a side effect from medications like anti hypertension medications. Busy work and stress can be a main fact...  Read Full »

My father who is hypertensive and under medication has variations in his echo and USG of the abdomen. What does it indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, My father is 67 years old. He has blood pressure and is under medication. He is currently taking Dilnip-T 40 every alternate day and his blood pressure is under control. He also suffered from a COVID delta variant one year back for which he took an antibody cocktail treatment. Recently...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I went through his reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). ECG (electrocardiogram) is normal. Echocardiography findings are also fine. Sclerosis of the aortic valve is a normal aging phenomenon that is present in 50 ...  Read Full »

My fathers blood pressure is rising rapidly and he is having side-effects to the medications. Please advise.

Query: Hi doctor, I have had a query related to my father's high blood pressure for the past six days. He is taking the tablet Avesar at night to control his blood pressure as recommended by our doctor. But he suffers from the side effects of continuous diarrhea and dizziness. We have also done his lipid p...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek S Narayan Pillai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Tablet Asar (Azilsartan medoxomil) is a combination of two types of antihypertensives and Tablet Valsartan (angiotensin II receptor blocker) one of the component is very high. I would suggest a single drug like the tablet Telmisartan (Telmisar...  Read Full »

My blood pressure is not under control despite taking Telma 40 mg tablet. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had a blood pressure of 172/115 mm of Hg for around four months, and I consulted a doctor. He prescribed Telma 40 mg, and after taking the medication, my blood pressure was down to 140/110 mm of Hg. However, I am continuing the same medicine, and my blood pressure values are not with...  Read Full »

Dr. Ilir Sharka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Your medical history shows that your current therapy is not very effective in controlling high blood pressure. For this reason, I recommend adding a calcium channel blocker to your treatment. In this regard, Amlodipine (...  Read Full »

I take a tablet of Metoprolol only when I feel my blood pressure is high. Is it fine to do that?

Query: Hello doctor,I am using Metoprolol 50 mg. Early today I felt I am having high blood pressure and after that, I took a Metoprolol. Is it fine to take Metoprolol during my high blood pressure? Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Y. Siva Roja

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You mentioned that you felt like having high blood pressure, have you been diagnosed with blood pressure? If yes, how long back? Do you take Metoprolol daily or only when you feel like you are having high blood pressure? Though it is fine if you take Metoprolol for h...  Read Full »

My blood pressure is 130/100 mm Hg. Should I take antihypertensive medications?

Query: Hello doctor, My blood pressure is 130/100 mmHg. Should I take antihypertensive medications?  Read Full »

Dr. Krutika Shrikant Ingle

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. 130/100 mmHg has a high diastolic value than normal. I would like to know if this was a one-time reading. Also, was it taken on an automatic machine or manual mercury apparatus by your doctor? Before we start antih...  Read Full »

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