I take a or of medications Recently my hypertension has
Patient :I take a or of medications. Recently my hypertension has worsened. I am on benicar, atenolol and hydrochlorothiazide. Just the benicar and atenolol used to work fine. My BP has been 150/100. The top number I can get down. The bottom doesn't seem to get better. It seems to have gone up when my synthroid was raised to 112 mcg. I had also raised the amount of Lyrica and Pamelor I was taking for my fibromyalgia. I also am retaining water and gained weight. My GP just quit practicing and the one she sent me to wasn't much help. I want to know why not throw more meds in my system. I'm afraid I might have a stroke. What should I do?
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I need a few details to help you better:
1. What were your initial BP readings?
2. Any history of diabetes?
3. What has been your pulse rate?
4. What about your kidney function tests?
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