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Monday, July 24, 2017
High Blood Pressure
Blood pressure medication
is it ok to take asa81mg while taliking HCTZ 25mg, i am just to start the hctz and do not know if i should be taking asa as well, my bp has been running 133/101, 134/98
There is no problem with taking aspirin together with hydrochlorothiazide. Both drugs have been around a long time and have been extensively studied. The risk of side effects from either of these drugs is low.
Max C Reif, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director of Hypertension Section
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati