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Can I take weight loss drugs if I'm on blood pressure medication?

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Some appetite suppressants can rev up your system. They boost your blood pressure and put more stress on your heart. Check with your doctor before you take any weight loss drug, whether it's prescription or over-the-counter.

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American Heart Association.

The Harvard Medical School Family Heath Guide: "Don't Let Decongestants Squeeze Your Heart."

Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 06, 2019

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American Heart Association.

The Harvard Medical School Family Heath Guide: "Don't Let Decongestants Squeeze Your Heart."

Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 06, 2019

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