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Dr. Brims
Dr. Brims, U.S. Licensed Physician
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Experience:  U.S. Licensed Physician, general surgery and internal medicine experience
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My blood pressure is 178/94 pulse of 110 this has been the

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My blood pressure is 178/94 pulse of 110 this has been the lowest reading since yesterday. I have a little shortness of breath. I have taken all of my meds as prescribed. My question is with my readings being this high should I seek medical attention.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is***** and I will be happy to help

What medication do you take?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Lisinopril, motropolol, metforman, omeprosol, lasix, synthroid, letrozol, venlafaxine, insulin novalog & lantis
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 1 year ago.


your blood pressure needs to be lowered with more medication, but you likely need to be monitored for a few hours while this is carried out. Your heart rate also needs to be lowered as well or it may cause chest pain. I would recommend you go to an ER as soon as possible