Treating high blood pressure with
Medicines control—but usually don't
cure—high blood pressure. So you will probably need to take them
for the rest of your life. Most people need to take two or more medicines.
High Blood Pressure: Should I Take Medicine?
Some people find it hard to take their
medicines properly. They may feel it's too much trouble—especially when they don't feel sick. Or they're worried about side effects. Some people find it hard to keep track of when and how to take their medicines.
If you have trouble taking high blood
pressure medicines for any reason, talk to your doctor.
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WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
March 12, 2014
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