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Im 53. My blood pressure is up and hasn't come down much

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Hello. My name is jeannine. Im 53. My blood pressure is up and hasn't come down much since I took my lisinoprol at 9:30. I still feel shaky. My doctors office is on lunch break and is closed. I drive a shuttle bus and need to return to driving at 1:00. Can I take another lisinoprol? It's the lowest dose possible. Thanks.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 month ago.

Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.

How is your blood pressure now?

Since when are you taking Lisinopril? How many mg.?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Since this morning. I was out of my lisinoprol for few days. It's still up. It was 164/99 pulse 96 at 9:30 and now it's 154/98 pulse 94.
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 month ago.

How many mg. do you take?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I think it's .5. I'm walking to my car now to get it. I'm usually 130/77. P 85
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
It's 5 mg. no decimal.
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 month ago.

Thank you for the information,
You should not take extra lisinopril on your own.
This can cause your blood pressure to go down very low.
It can take sometime for blood pressure to get adjusted.

Please check your blood pressure again.
However, if you feel any symp***** *****ke dizziness, chest pain, I would suggest to take an examination by doctor in urgent care.

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