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it is possible.
This is not a very high blood pressure for an 86 year old.
It certainly is not an emergency.
His doctor should review his medications.
In addition, one reading is not meaningful.
They should check several readings over the next few days, each day.
Unless he has symptoms.
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Yes dementia medication can cause tiredness and high blood pressure reading.
Since the dose has been increased recently this is the likely cause.
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