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Is there a remedy for low blood pressure?

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is there a remedy for low blood pressure?
Submitted: 30 days ago.Category: Cardiology
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i have kidney problem and on dialysis...
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Cardiologist: Dr. Saleem, Other replied 30 days ago
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Cardiologist: Dr. Saleem, Other replied 30 days ago

Sorry to hear about that. With chronic kidney failure its actually a bit difficult to control blood pressure . You need to restrict salt and water intake . No more then 1L of water in a day . Calcium channel blockers like amlodipine or nifedipine are drugs of choice for blood pressure control in kidney patients.

The dose depends on how elevated your blood pressure is .

Let me know if you have any further queries

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Customer reply replied 30 days ago
LOW blood pressure... any rememdy?
Cardiologist: Dr. Saleem, Other replied 30 days ago

Alright sorry i thought you asked about lowering blood pressure. Well its the salt intake and mineralocorticoids e,g fludrocortisone or midodrine that can be taken. However as in kidney dysfunction its preferable to be on low salt diet for avoiding fluid retention so it MUST only be taken with advice of your treating physician.

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Cardiologist: Dr. Saleem, Other replied 30 days ago

You can discuss about midodrine or fludrocortisone with your doctor

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Cardiologist: Dr. Saleem, Other replied 30 days ago

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