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My husband is so tired all the time, he says he just doesnt

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My husband is so tired all the time, he says he just doesn't feel good at all. He had a stent put in several months ago. He is usually so active, but now doesn't feel good at all. Too tired to do anything.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Owen replied 6 years ago.
Hello,
What is his blood pressure?
What medications is he on currently?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

The other day it was 80/60.

Simvastatin 20mg once a day.

Carbedilol 6.25 mg 2 times a day (is going to cut in half.)

Plavix 75mg once a day

Synthroid 50mg once a day

Baby aspirin once a day

Ambian at night 10mg

Expert:  Dr. Owen replied 6 years ago.
Hello,
A few things - his blood pressure is TOO low - and this could be causing him to have this lethargy and tiredness and he might not even need a blood pressure medication as he is already on just one blood pressure medication.
Also, as for the ambien - he might not need this and he might benefit from just taking melatonin as a sleeping aid instead, and melatonin is available over the counter, no prescription is required.
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