Asked 8 years, 2 months ago

Should I take BP medication before I run?

Timing BP Med Intake During Long Distance Training

I have been taking 25 mg of Atelnolol and 12.5 mg of Hydrochlorothiazide to control my blood pressure. I started this medication about one year ago. My blood pressure is usually 120-130/65-75 when I am on the medications. I am currently training for a marathon and take these medications after my morning run. Is this the right time to take them? Or should I take them before I run?

Dale Ledbetter
Colorado Springs, CO


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