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I have mild high blood pressure and have been prescribed

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I have mild high blood pressure and have been prescribed statins bisoprolol fume rate and amyloid pine is it necessary to take these for the rest of my days ...?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 11 months ago.

Thanks for this question

I'm Dr Phil, licensed and practicing MD with over 10 years experience

I don't really see a benefit of the statin at your age. No study has proven that those people over 75 benefit from a statin

I would ask to go off.

The bisoprolol can cause fatigue.

Ask for that to be changed to a med that doesn't or ask for an increase in amlodipine

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Thanks for quick information
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 11 months ago.

welcome :)