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High & Low Blood Pressure board


When were diagnosed with HBP? 1984....I was 27 yrs old. (I have a strong family history of HBP)

What was your BP? I'm not really sure. I'd have to check the dr's records

What meds did the dr. put you on? I was on so many different medications during the past 20yrs. A few of them were: Verapamil, Capoten, Tenormin, Inderal, Vasotec, Norvasc, Hyzaar, Clonidine, Toprol.

My present medications are: Cozaar 100mg Lopressor 50mg Lasix 40mg

What is the worst med that you have been on (side effects): Inderal and Vasotec caused shortness of breath and Norvasc caused swelling in my feet, ankles, legs then eventually my stomach.

What is your average BP now? 135/92

What is your age? 48 but will be 49 at the end of Dec.

What is the best med so far for your high BP? I've been on Cozaar and Lasix since 9/04 and Lopressor was just added a week ago.

What are the worst side effects you have now? Fatigue and being tired