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Experience:  Board Certified NP, MS, RN. 25 years private practice & hospitalist
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Please! I hav been taking the high blood pressure medicine,

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please! I hav been taking the high blood pressure medicine, metoprolol 100 mg time release for apx 8 yrs & I hav misplaced or lost it! I hav not taken it for three days now & my drug store told me insurance will not cover since I filled it on the 15th I cannot locate it any where. Should I eat lots of celery, & take a diuretic ? I heard that too can lower blood pressure?
JA: When was last time you had a check up? Is there a history of high blood pressure in your family?
Customer: I had 1 apx 4 min ago & I see my family Dr on the 9th of this mon. Yes hi bld pres & heart attacks due run n my family.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I am 61yrs old, female & weigh 135. I am 5 5" tall & I hav been somewhat bedridden due 2 a bad ankle which they said I need 2 hav a replacement soon! I am trying 2 quit smoking! Down 2 three cigs a day at most!
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 6 months ago.

Hello,

Welcome to Just Answer. My name is***** am reading your question and will be back with you ASAP.

Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 6 months ago.

You can talk with your pharmacist and arrange for short term metoprolol ER that you pay for out of pocket for the next 2 weeks. Metoprolol ER is a generic and at my pharmacy costs less than $30 so a two week supply should be only about $15.

Celery and diuretic won't do the job of managing your hypertension.

Please let me know if you need additional information.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I knew that b4 I asked u the ?! So I would pls like a refund to my Visa account ASAP! Thanking u 4 ur time & consideration in this matter, but I am not satisfied w/this sev call.Sincerely ***** ***** Wiegand
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
No ! I would like a refund ASAP! I knew I could call the pharmacy!
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 6 months ago.

Financial matters are handled by Customer Service. You can request a refund from them.

I'm not quite sure what your question was since you already knew you could get your medication from the pharmacy.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
How do I call customer service? Then I will rate ur response !
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 6 months ago.

The number is ***** the Terms of Service that you agreed to when you asked the question. It also explains that an expert isn't paid for an answer unless they receive a 3, 4, or 5 rating. They also aren't paid when a customer requests a refund.

I've looked up the number for you. It is(###) ###-####

I am really curious though about why you aren't satisfied with the only factual answer there is. What could I have said or done that would make you satisfied?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
How do I get in touch w/customer service?
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 6 months ago.

Please read the answer. I've looked up the number for you. It is(###) ###-####

I've requested a refund for you.