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prescription refill
for hypertension (Refills)

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7 am - 11 pm
every day to
help you with

  • Treatment of established hypertension.
  • Evaluating your previous prescription's efficiency.
  • Reviewing if your old prescription needs changes due to any recent health history.
  • Refills for an established dose of appropriate medication.
  • Provide resolutions for the patient's symptoms.

Two types of visits.
To give you 100% privacy, anywhere.

Not every time you'll be in a private space to use audio and video to consult a clinician and get care.

Keeping this in mind, in addition to Video Visits, we also offer Text Visits - no audio or video required, to help you get care privately even when there's no privacy around.

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How it works

Your guide to getting hypertension (Refills) treatment

When to choose
online care

Consult a healthcare provider online if:

  • Hypertension diagnosis has already been made and you would like further treatment.
  • Antihypertensive medication is due for a refill.

Have doubts?

Read our FAQs

What Is Hypertension?

Hypertension or high blood pressure is when the blood flows under too high pressure that it damages the arteries and causes heart diseases. In addition, it increases the risk of stroke, cardiac failure, and other heart conditions. The force with which the blood flows in the arteries is known as blood pressure. Two numbers represent it. The first number denotes the systolic, whereas the second denotes the diastolic blood pressure. hypertension occurs when the systolic blood pressure exceeds 140 mm Hg and diastolic blood pressure exceeds 90 mm Hg.

What Causes Hypertension?

The exact cause of hypertension is still unknown. However, it is often the result of an underlying condition. hypertension can be classified into primary and secondary depending upon the causes. Primary hypertension can occur due to the following factors:

  • Obesity.
  • Insulin resistance.
  • Excessive salt consumption.
  • Sedentary lifestyle.
  • Smoking and alcohol consumption.

Secondary hypertension usually occurs as a complication of the following medical condition:

How Do I Know if I Have Hypertension?

Hypertension is a silent condition because sometimes people do not experience any symptoms even if the blood pressure reaches dangerous levels. However, if your blood pressure levels are incredibly high, you might have the following symptoms:

  • Severe headaches.
  • Nosebleeds.
  • Fatigue.
  • Vision loss.
  • Chest pain.
  • Respiratory difficulties.
  • Irregular heartbeat.
  • Blood in the urine.

If you want more details on hypertension, you can consult a doctor virtually here on iCliniq First

Can hypertension Be Cured?

It is a bit of a stretch to say “cured” in relation to hypertension. However, treatments are available that reduce blood pressure. In addition, people suffering from mild hypertension can make lifestyle modifications to keep their blood pressure under control. For example, they can lose weight, limit their salt and alcohol consumption, and quit smoking to prevent hypertension. However, if the blood pressure is severely high, medications and routine check-ups might be required to maintain the blood pressure levels in an optimal range.

Can I Get Prescription Medication on iCliniq First for Hypertension?

You can avail certain prescription drugs for hypertension via iCliniq First. However, please note that we only prescribe specific drugs, and only for eligible patients. For more information on available drug options or your eligibility for them, consult a doctor at iCliniq First.

Does Over-The-Counter Medication Work for Hypertension?

Untreated hypertension or high blood pressure is a significant problem, but it can be challenging for some to seek medical care for hypertension. As a result, people tend to look for over-the-counter medications to lower their blood pressure without consulting the doctor. However, there are no high blood pressure medications available over-the-counter. They can be purchased only after getting a prescription from the doctor. Suppose you attempt to self-medicate without consulting the doctor, the risk of hypotension and other injuries increases. Therefore, consult your doctor before purchasing any hypertensive.

What hypertension Treatment Will Work for Me?

Treatment for hypertension may vary depending on the type, severity, and individual factors. If you’re concerned or confused, speak with one of our doctors, who will provide you with an accurate diagnosis and effective treatment plan. Hypertension can be treated with lifestyle modifications and medications. For example, diuretics, alpha-blockers, beta-blockers, and calcium channel blockers can treat hypertension alone or in combination. People with mild hypertension can also try lifestyle modifications, have a healthy diet, and quit smoking and alcohol to maintain their blood pressure.

What Is Essential Hypertension?

Primary hypertension or essential hypertension is a multifactorial condition that occurs when a person has high blood pressure without any underlying medical conditions. It mainly occurs due to obesity, unhealthy diet, and family history. Essential hypertension damages the blood vessels, but it is not a cause of concern as medications can reverse it.

What Are the Symptoms of End-Stage Pulmonary Hypertension?

Pulmonary hypertension affects the lungs' blood vessels and the heart's right side. The symptoms of pulmonary hypertension are listed below:

  • Bluish discoloration of the lips and skin.
  • Chest pain.
  • Dizziness.
  • Palpitations.
  • Fatigue.
  • Shortness of breath.
  • Swelling in the ankles and legs.
What Is the First Drug of Choice for Hypertension?

Several medications are available to treat hypertension, but Thiazide-like diuretics are the first choice. They can be used alone or with a loop diuretic to treat hypertension. They stimulate the kidneys to pass out more water and interfere with the salt and water transport across the kidneys. Hence, they are the drug of choice in managing hypertension.