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My mother is 92 and has gh blood pressure controlled with

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My mother is 92 and has high blood pressure controlled with Cardival 25mg 2x daily and Lovistatin 50 mg 2x a day
Today her blood pressure is 210/130 can she take an extra Cardival to bring it down
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 months ago.

This is Dr. David

this is a dangerously high blood pressure.

max dose of carvedilol is 50mg a day which she is at already

you need to take her to the ER for evaluation and treatment with other medications to bring down her blood pressure.

they most likely will give her clonidine to bring down her blood pressure

but you have to take her to the ER

at this high blood pressure, her organs like her kidneys are at risk for damage.

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