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I WAS ON PROPRANOLOL AND MY BLOOD PRESSURE DROPPED THIS WAS

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I WAS ON PROPRANOLOL AND MY BLOOD PRESSURE DROPPED THIS WAS LAST YEAR - MY DOCTOR TOLD ME I COULD STOP TAKING THESE . I DID BUT NOW THIS YEAR MY BLOOD PRESSURE IS EXTREMELY HIGH SOMETIMES 220/136 IT HAS DROPPED SLIGHTLY 168/90 BUT MY DOCTOR HAS PUT ME ON RAMIPRIL I AM ON THESE NOW FOR OVER A MONTH AND MY BLOOD PRESSURE IS NOT DROPPING REALLY - SHOULD I NOT BE PUT BACK ONTO PROPRANOLOL
I DO NOT LIKE TO SUGGEST THIS TO MY DOCTOR.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

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you should check your blood pressure a few times a day and record them.

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bring this BP log and recordings back to your doctor at next visit.

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and show him your blood pressures have not been controlled.

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most likely he will put you back on the propranolol if it was working for you before

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was your blood pressure and heart rate better before on the propranolol?

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hello?

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do you have any other questions?

Customer:

Yes it seemed better

Dr. David :

better on the propranolol before right?

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are you keeping a log of your blood pressures.

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best to take them in the AM and noon and bedtime.

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and bring this record in to show your doctor

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and show that your BP are worse now on ramipril alone.

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he might add you back on the propranolol

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do you have any other questions?

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hello?

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no thank you

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