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I accidentally took my blood pressure medicine and Thyroid

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I accidentally took my blood pressure medicine and Thyroid medicine twice today (three hours apart). What shoul I do?
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Customer: No. Those are only prescriptions I take and I am in good health. I am 82 yrs old
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 5 months ago.


One extra dose on a steady regimen is not going to be a problem for thyroid medicine.

And probably not for the BP med.

Simply take your BP every hour for the next 4 hours.

As long as it does not drop very low and you don't have symptoms, not likely a problem.

Go to the ER if any symptoms...doubt that will happen.

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