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Asked 5 years, 4 months ago

Should I take blood pressure meds before or after training?

MARATHON TRAINING & BLOOD PRESSURE MEDS

For the past year, I have been taking 25 mg of Atenolol and 12.5 mg of Hydrochlorothiazide to control my blood pressure. With the medications, my blood pressure is usually 120-130/65-75. 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?

Russ Slater, Pleasanton, CA

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