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09 Jan 2008

High Blood Pressure and Triphasil Pill
Good day, Doc

Last month my blood pressure was 209/110 and i am worried because before i used Triphasil pills my blood pressure was normal. Please advise if Triphasil can trigger blood pressure to this high.

Your reply will be highly appreciated.
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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Dell
Most birth control pills can increase blood pressure, including Triphasil — especially for women who are over 35, women who are overweight and women who smoke. Have your blood pressure checked regularly.
You may need to try a different type of birth control pill or another form of birth control. Alternatives may be the Mirena IUD, using condoms or the Depo Provera injection.
Dr Bets
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