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Question: stress test tomarrow-- can I take my bp pills


 happyhappy - Mon Jan 07, 2008 7:04 pm

I forget if she said if I can take my blood pressuer medicine before the stress test

Would you know?
thanks
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Thu Jan 10, 2008 11:16 pm

User avatar Hi Happyhappy,

Most likely it is fine to take your blood pressure medicine before a stress test. Usually, if a medicine needs to be stopped they would have told you at the time that the test was scheduled. However, if there is a contact number for your doctor to contact him ahead of time just to be sure this would be best since there are a few medicines that should be stopped ahead of time.

Best wishes.

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