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doctor im shahab 26 years old male. im suffering from hypertension for last 10 years from the age of 16 im taking atenolol 50 mg tablets. recently my blood pressure shoot up i went to a doctor who gave me alprazolam 0.5 anti anxiety mg for 15 days when course was over the problem started again and blood pressures bounces at morning time im in deep trouble and now doctor gave me escitalopram 10 mg one tablet every n ight at aplrazolam 0.5 one every night. i wounder if there are any contraindications by taking these togather? and atenolol and i have heard these cause erectile dysfunction?

Hi Shahab,
It sounds like your hypertension is related to anxiety. Have you tried and non medicinal measures to overcome the anxiety. Yoga and other exercises can help. These medications can affect sexual function. There is no contraindication in taking them together.
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Eric Brandt, B.Sc. Pharm


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