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She is having high blood pressure from last 2 weeks.She had some issues with her vision and after consulting with an eye specialist he concluded that it is due to high blood pressure. Her average blood pressure is 144/72, going as high as 150/74 and low of 122/65. Could you please prescribe a medicine for her.We are trying not to take her out to the hospital due to covid.
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Get eye check up once. Review with medications you are using. Will adjust medications. Take consultation
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For a 76 years old the above mentioned average BP is acceptable. However you mentioned that she has eye changes due to high BP which I assume is retinopathy, in that case her BP must have been high and uncontrolledfor a long time. To have high blood pressure for the first time at the age of 76 years we need to do certain blood and other tests to enable us to select a safe drug for her and also to rule out any otherillness causing high blood pressure
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Please share the ophthalmologists report she needs kidney function test, urine routine examination and Renal artery Doppler scan Also an Echo and ECG to see if the high BP has had any effect on  heart just like on eyes
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