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AFter my 84 yr old Mother had an MI and CHF. The MD now has her on Toprol and Imdur with a parameter of not to give if 100/60 This is too low. I find it should be more like 120/60. Even then I have been holding them and by nighttime the BP can be as high as 180/60-90. We are going for an apt. But in the meantime have talked to my friend a pharmacist. She suggested giving the toprol and not the imdur which I did. (She also gets Aldactone 25 and lasix 20 which I have given 30 min apart.  ONLY giving the toprol has worked but by evening the systolic is still 180-200. So yesterday I tried giving the Toprol 25 in the morning and then Imdur 15 in afternoon. By evening the BP was good 130/60

Just wondered if you had any other suggestions before the MD appt???? And if you can tell me exactly the difference between Toprol and Imdur without my researching it....

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Staggering meds the way did it with the toprol in the AM and the imdur in the PM is a great idea.  It sounds like it worked well this far. I would keep it this way.  
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