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My BP has risen to 182/123 and Ive been taking my prescription

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My BP has risen to 182/123 and I've been taking my prescription drugs. Can I increase the dosage from 1 Exforge 160/10/25 and 1 Atenolol 50mg?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Hello
You need to have your doctor OK this.
Atenelol can be increased.
That is in fact what I would do first or go to a longer acting betablocker.
I would not intially mess with the exforge.

However, your doctor needs to evaluate why the drugs are working, as there are many reasons this can happen.


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