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What should I do if I can't afford my blood pressure medication?

R M. Firth, MD
Family Medicine
Studies have shown that some of the least expensive blood pressure medications--such as many diuretics--are just as effective in controlling your blood pressure as most of the newer, brand-name drugs. If you’re worried about cost, talk to your doctor. There may be a less expensive drug or a generic form you can use instead.

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