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Monday, September 22, 2014
High Blood Pressure
tenormin and hypertention
I am 60 year old man suffering from hupertention for the last 7year. i have been taking tenormin 50mg and it was controling my bp very nicely( 130/80). however, in August , i have found that my bp was 150/80, so i have increased the dose of tenormin to 100mg daily,. now, my bp reading is on average125/70. is that o.k.? thanks for your help.
You need to check with your provider to verify the appropriateness of any medication change. You should also be cautioned to do this before considering any change in prescribed medication.
Jackson T Wright, MD, PhD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University