Originally Posted by devie41
What will hurt me first? ( BP meds or high BP ) What safe BP med can you take that will not harm you? Some people say that the BP meds will hurt you way before your high BP does.
That is the million dollar question that I've been tortured with for years. Unfortunately all I can say is that I don't know. I am frightened that the next generation will find out what jackassses we all were for taking dangerous drugs by the megaton to treat a relatively innocuous condition.
As far as the booze goes, there's very little interaction except one that I've found ...when first taking beta-blockers, alcohol can lower your BP and your heart rate a lot more. So if you are taking a BB be careful of drinking and then doing anything that might be dangerous until you've learned what your response is to the combo.